Aniket Awasthi is a soccer author at EssentiallySports. This STEM undergraduate combines an insatiable urge to write with his admiration for soccer to enhance his journalism. He lists charismatic names like Cristiano Ronaldo and Marcus Rashford as his favorite players, but he is a great admirer of Karim Benzema too. Aniket also volunteers with an NGO that engages in causes ranging from women's empowerment to the prevention of climate change and pollution. Aniket is someone who is intrigued by the beauty of rhymes and regards himself as an amateur poet. He runs a poetry website called Words Stringed Together. Besides this, he too plays soccer, just like the entities he covers.