Virat Kohli and different RCB stars performed a soccer match, which occurs to be a workforce custom.© Instagram
Virat Kohli’s love for soccer is well-known. The India and Royal Challengers Bangalore captain has been seen on quite a few events swapping his cricket bat for soccer boots. A few days again, RCB had shared an image of Kohli enjoying soccer along with his teammates, captioning it, “We heard Messi was looking for some new teammates”. While Kohli is likely to be gentle years away from Lionel Messi’s extraordinary footballing skills, he is no muck with the ball at his ft. On Tuesday, the RCB Twitter deal with posted a video of the workforce’s stars enjoying a “modified football” match, which noticed Kohli being pitted in opposition to AB de Villiers.
“Kicking off the IPL season with a football match has been a tradition at RCB for many years. It was all smiles in the camp when AB’s Cool Cats took on Virat’s Hot Dogs,” RCB captioned the video.
In the video, RCB’s Strength and Conditioning coach Shanker Basu reveals that enjoying soccer on the inaugural day when the complete squad comes out collectively is an RCB custom.
Basu stated that the sport was a “modified football” match the place there isn’t any goalkeeper. However, the RCB coach made his dislike for cricketers enjoying soccer amply clear.
“Let me put on record, I hate football for cricketers. It’s highly injurious, I can only see risk and don’t see any reward,” stated Basu.
Watch the whole video right here:
Kicking off the IPL season with a soccer match has been a practice at RCB for a few years. It was all smiles within the camp when AB’s Cool Cats took on Virat’s Hot Dogs.#PlayBold #IPL2020 #WeAreChallengers #Football pic.twitter.com/W8F8vmVocw
— Royal Challengers Bangalore (@RCBTweets) September 8, 2020
RCB shall be seeking to break their IPL trophy jinx this 12 months. They have completed runners-up twice however have by no means been in a position to get their palms on the trophy. Kohli and his teammates will raring to go and put the report straight.
The Bangalore franchise get their IPL 2020 marketing campaign underway on September 21 with a difficult fixture in opposition to SunRisers Hyderabad on the Dubai International Cricket Stadium.
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