He made enemies unite, made fathers and sons bond, had us do totkas, miss tuition classes, gave Indians abroad that 'Indian' feeling, basically he took over our lives and our worries. And of course, who can forget that wonderful chant he made a billion people shout in unison - "Sachiiiiiiin! Sachiiiiiiin!"
Cricket will always be a religion here and Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar will always be its god.
Wish you a very Happy Birthday Sachin