On supporting foreign football clubs

I have always wondered how does someone develop loyalty towards a foreign football club. I understand that if you are a football lover, you would want to watch a good game and the club matches can provide that. But, an Indian vouching and cheering for an English or Spanish club… Well, I have never been able to comprehend. Here is an article which talks about supporting a local club because the writer shares some history and connection. This I understand.

Link to the article