The greatest batsman in the world, Virat Kohli is undoubtedly one of the popular celebrities in the world. The 30-year-old cricketer carries an immense fan following in both India and abroad. India is a land of cricket-loving nation, the fans here don’t hesitate to go beyond boundaries to support their favorite cricketers. If You remember Sudhir Gautam for Sachin Tendulkar and Sarvanan Hari for MS Dhoni, captain Kohli also has a die-hard fan in Pintu Behra, who is from Odisha. The young lad has tattooed the cricketer’s images all over his body to express his love for Kohli, who believes he is a god.
Kohli’s Diehard Fan
Team India on its start of the Freedom Trophy with South Africa is looking good in the three-match Test series in Visakhapatnam. The number one team in the world has scored 202 runs without losing a wicket. It was the rain that intervened in the game and the match had to be called off as the chances were less to restart the game. However, ahead of the match, Virat Kohli met is all-time fan Pintu Behra from Odisha who has tattooed skipper’s images on his body.
Sudhir Gautam who is a Sachin Tendulkar fan and Sarvanan Hari who is an MS Dhoni fan. Both of them attend almost all of the team’s games while noting the presence of their icons in the stadiums. They have their bodies painted in the tricolors and name and jersey number painted on their back. Behra, however, has gone a step forward and got himself permanent tattoos to show his love for Kohli.
He is God for me-Behra
Moments before the start of the game in Visakhapatnam, Pintu Behra was lucky as he met his idol. Additionally, he also got a hug from the legendary batsman. Behra said that the tattoos are a way of showing respect to his god, Virat Kohli.
“People get tattoos as fashion or to show respect to god. Kohli is my god and this is my way of showing my love and respect for him and how he plays his cricket. Whatever he has achieved so far or done on the field that I liked, I got it inked,” Behra said.