"That's the way it is, can't help," Ganguly said before leaving for Delhi to catch a late night flight to London.
Commenting on the final phase of the FIFA World Cup, Ganguly predicted a Germany-Netherlands final in the summit clash on July 13.
"Obviously as a football fan I would love to see a Brazil-Argentina final, but going by the form it looks to be Germany versus the Netherlands," said the Prince of Kolkata.
On the cricketing front, India begin their gruelling two-month tour of England with the first of the five Tests starting at Trent Bridge on July 9 as the Mahendra Singh Dhoni's men would be desperate to reclaim the lost glory after being swept aside 0-4 in the 2011 series.
Ganguly, however, said India could fancy their chances as it would not be the same English side after their 0-1 loss to Sri Lanka in the just-concluded series
"India have the ingredients to beat this England side. It's not the same side that beat us in 2011. If the boys live up to their potential and put up some fight then they can turn it around," Ganguly said.