#2 Virat Kohli:
Virat Kohli has been publicly stating his admiration for Cristiano Ronaldo and supports his old club Real Madrid. The Portuguese International is one of the complete players, says the Indian Skipper.
“Yeah I support Real Madrid,” he told NDTV. “It’s mainly because of Cristiano Ronaldo. I used to support Manchester United when he was playing there. Now my loyalties have shifted because of him. I think he is a truly amazing player. I love watching him play.”
When asked about football’s popularity in the country, Kohli said, “Football is a sport that is loved globally and it’s great to see so many kids having an interest in football apart from cricket as well in India.”
“I really hope this sport grows in India because there are so many people that love football in India. We need to have a good infrastructure and more players coming out of India. I completely love the sport and its personally heartening to see so many kids having a lot of interest in football apart from cricket also.”
Virat Kohli was the owner of Indian Super League club FC Goa.
#1 Sachin Tendulkar
Sachin Tendulkar said he once enjoyed watching the game with Sir Bobby Charlton in Manchester United. He was once the ambassador for the Red Devils.
He said: “I attended a Manchester United match and obviously Sir Bobby Charlton was there, so we watched the game together. It was a fantastic experience. I really enjoyed the atmosphere there.”
“ The fan engagement and how they respond to every little thing that they do is incredible. I thoroughly enjoyed my experience and it was a memorable one. Just to be Manchester United’s guest was special.”
Sachin Tendulkar was also the owner of Kerala Blasters before parting ways in 2017.