Howard Roark Fan: India Football Star Baichung Bhutia

In a new article in the Times of India, Indian football star Baichung Bhutia reveals: “My fictional hero is Howard Roark from Ayn Rand’s Fountainhead. Like him, I try to cross new frontiers.”
The entry on Baichung Bhutia at Wikipedia ends with this:

Baichung Bhutia married his longtime girlfriend Madhuri Tipnis on December 27, 2004 in his native village of Tinkitam in South Sikkim. The Sikkimese government has built a stadium â?? the Baichung Stadium in Namchi, the district headquarters, in honour of Baichung. He is one of the most popular figures in the state and is considered as a role model to many Sikkimese, who have rarely attained national fame.