8 reasons why Virat Kohli is India's true global superstar

By Sidhant Maheshwari
Published on | Nov 04, 2023

3rd most followed athlete in the World!

Virat Kohli has 261M followers on Instagram. Among athletes, only Cristiano Ronaldo (610M) and Lionel Messi (490M) have more followers

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Kohli bigger than the best!

Virat Kohli has more than 5 times the Insta followers Federer, Nadal and Djokovic have combined. He's ahead of LeBron James (158M) & Neymar (221M)

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The most popular Indian!

Virat Kohli has close to 3 times the Instagram following of Priyanka Chopra, the second most followed Indian on the planet

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Superstars who follow Kohli

From Federer, Nadal & Djoko to F1 racer Daniel Ricciardo, from Harry Kane to Sergio Ramos - Virat is followed by many global superstars

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The face of Cricket in Olympics

The IOC announced the decision that cricket has been included in 2028 Olympics with a picture of Virat Kohli

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All hail the King!

At IOC session, Campriani, a 3-time Olympic Gold medallist, said, "Virat Kohli is one of main reasons behind cricket's inclusion"

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Even Donald Trump knows Virat!

During his India visit in 2020, former US President had spoken of Virat Kohli as one of the greatest cricket players

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IShowSpeed is a Kohli fan!

YouTube star IShowSpeed was recently spotted in India wearing No. 18 jersey bearing Kohli's name. He also called VK GOAT a number of times on YT

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