- Jimmy George gave new elements to volleyball in India. He was an excellent player with an eye for technical flawlessness. He will always be remembered because he was the first Indian professional volleyball player.
Jimmy George (born March 8, 1955 in Peravoor, died November 30, 1987) is often considered one of the greatest volleyball players of all time and was a member of India men's national volleyball team. He was the first Indian volleyball player to become a professional and played club volleyball in Italy.