“Mr. Rajinikanth’s enthusiasm is infectious at the #ISL opening ceremony. Wishing all the teams the very best! (sic),” Sachin posted on Twitter.
Rajinikanth even shared a buggy ride with Sachin at the Jawaharlal Nehru indoor stadium at Chennai before the start of the tournament on Saturday.
The Chennaiyin FC took on Atletico De Kolkata in the opening match of the season.
Besides Rajinikanth and Sachin, Bollywood stars Abhishek Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Arjun Kapoor and Alia Bhatt were also present at the event.