Uday Lanka is a professional athlete who plays for the Amrita Immortals in the Martian Aero Football League.
Date of Birth: 2051
Place of Birth: Amrita Colony, Mars
Citizenship: Native citizenship of Amrita Colony
Occupation: Professional Aero Football Player
Positions Played: Forward
Prior Occupation(s): Food Technologist (Product Development), Food Safety Coordinator (Intern)
Height: 6' 4" (1.93m)
Uday Lanka's parents (Santjeet & Anasuya) were part of the Amrita colonization mission at the end of 2048 with expertise in the food sciences. Uday was born 1 year after Amrita was established. He would have been their 2nd child had Anasuya not miscarried during first pregnancy.
Uday graduated with honours from multiple remote programs on Earth as well as completing an intensive apprenticeship program prior to the founding of Amrita college in 2073. After graduating, Uday interned with the colony's agriculture department before getting a placement with Pandey Industries.
Uday was one of the first picks to the Amrita squad and was quickly handed the team captain role after displaying both natural ability and leadership qualities.
Uday was the lead scorer in MAFL season 1 with an impressive 16 goals. He is well regarded for his positive attitude, good sportsmanship, and humble demeanour. He was nominated and recognized as the season 1 League MVP.
Lanka wears number 7.
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