Virat Kohli, former India, and Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) captain is a die-hard football fan and even co-owns a club in the Indian Super League football tournament. He is also an ardent follower of Cristiano Ronaldo, the Portuguese footballer.
Kohli spoke about being a follower of Ronaldo’s fitness regime and work ethics during an RCB photoshoot. Asked about his favorite athlete and what he would do if he woke up like him one day, Kohli said: "Cristiano Ronaldo!"
"I would do a scan of my brain (if I woke up as Ronaldo) and see where all that mental strength comes from," Kohli said in the 'Behind The Scenes' series by RCB.
Kohli also spoke about the heartbreaking and most memorable moments of his life at RCB. Kohli was in the form of his life in IPL 2016, scoring 973 runs with four centuries to his name in a single edition of the tournament.
"IPL final 2016 and that same year, 2016 T20 World Cup semifinal at Wankhede against West Indies," Kohli said.
Kohli was named the Player of the Tournament for the second time running in the ICC 2016 T20 World Cup tournament, despite India getting knocked out in the semis.
On the most memorable moment, he picked their win against Gujarat Lions in the IPL 2016 qualifier 1.
“The last game that we played in 2016 was against Delhi in Raipur. And then the very next qualifier, when AB (de Villiers) played a gun knock and Iqbal was with him at the other end. The celebration after that game was the most special that I have ever experienced," Kohli signed off.
Here is the video of Kohli talking about these things: