It’s no secret that Indian cricket team skipper Virat Kohli is a great football fan. Time and again, he has been seen talking about football and how he loves the game, apart from cricket where he excels. In an interview with FIFA.com, Kohli revealed Cristiano Ronaldo is his all-time favourite footballer.
“For me, Cristiano is above everyone else. His commitment and work ethic is unmatched. He wants it that bad — you can see it every game (sic.),” said Kohli.
“In my opinion he (Ronaldo) has taken on more challenges and succeeded at all of them. He’s the most complete player. I have seen and his work ethic, as I mentioned, is unmatched. He inspires people. I don’t think many people do that. He’s also a leader and I love that. Absolutely love it. He has amazing belief too,” said Kohli.
Kohli, who was placed on seventh on ESPN’s World Fame 100 this year, believes Mbappe will take over as the best footballer in the years to come.
“Mbappe stands out for me. His sprint in the 2018 World Cup against Argentina is hard to forget. He’s a beast and he will definitely be at the top of the pile for me. (He is) Absolutely a top-class player,” Kohli added.