Football is the more popular sport, in many countries like India, cricket always have upper hand. There are also many mutual fans of both the sports. In fact, there are even some football players and cricketers who are friends. In this article, we take a look at Famous Footballer Friends of Virat Kohli.
Famous Footballer Friends of Virat Kohli
Harry Kane is one of the most famous footballers who is friend with some popular cricketers. Kane is England Football Team’s captain and is also one of the best strikers in the game. The England and Tottenham forward admits he’s in awe of how Virat Kohli bats so well.
Harry Kane opened up on his friendship with Indian cricketer Virat Kohli and has revealed that he supports the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) franchise in the Indian Premier League (IPL).
The Spurs skipper spoke fondly about Kohli and shared that they first started talking to each other on social media.
Harry Kane says about Virat Kohli:-“I think it started with a couple of tweets. It must have been five or six years ago now. I was just saying my admiration of Virat in one of the games that he played and he contacted me on Twitter after that. We started talking on social media and we exchanged numbers. He was down in London for a series and we managed to catch-up,” Kane narrated in an interview with Star Sports.
Gareth Frank Bale MBE is a Welsh professional footballer who plays as a winger for Major League Soccer club Los Angeles FC and the Wales National Team. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest wingers of his generation and one of the greatest Welsh players of all time.
Gareth Bale announced his support for Indian Test captain Virat Kohli’s social networking start-up venture ‘Sport Convo’. Â Sport Convo is a London-based tech start-up that became Virat Kohli’s second business venture after his backing of FC Goa in the Indian Super League.
It is a place where sport fans can connect and interact about their favorite sports and current news topics.
Kohli took to twitter and in a rather innovative manner announced about Welsh international and Cristiano Ronaldo’s Real Madrid colleague Bale’s support.
“I’ve just had an interesting convo” attaching a heart sign. The person in question said, “Namaste it’s a pleasure to be backing Sport Convo. Looking forward to having a convo with you all soon”.
Then he announced Bale’s name and the heart sign was a hint at the Real winger’s post goal celebration.
Bale, in his message, claimed that he has been a fan of the Indian Test captain and cricket.
“Quite an interesting story really, I have been a fan of cricket for ages and started following Virat Kohli, we got talking over social and he mentioned this idea called “Sport Convo” that he was starting, he sent me more detail on it and I instantly really liked it,” Bale said. For Kohli, Sport Convo provides him with an opportunity to interact with his fans. “Sport Convo was particularly attractive to me as my belief is sport benefits greatly from social media.It provides fans with the opportunity to showcase their opinions and passion for the game. Also allowing me to communicate with my fans quickly and efficiently, which
Of course, one of the most popular footballers and cricketers friendships is that between Sunil Chhetri and Virat Kohli. The current captains of the respective sport’s Indian squads, Sunil and Virat enjoy great camaraderie. Apart from each other wishing well on social media, the duo also hangs out quite a lot. Incidentally, in the domestic leagues of the country, both Virat and Sunil represent the Bengaluru outfits.