(Odisha Sports): Virat Kohli, who recently became India’s most successful captain in Test cricket, met a die-hard fan from Odisha in Vishakhapatnam on Wednesday. The Indian skipper met Pintu Behera here yesterday and hugged him.
“This is one of the precious moments in my life. I had been waiting for this moment for more than three years. I still can’t believe this,” said Pintu, a building contractor. The hardcore fan went topless and displayed the tattoos to Team India’s captain.
Pintu, was seen sporting a tattoo of Virat’s face on his chest. On his back, he has got tattooed Kohli’s first name, his jersey number (18) as well as landmarks in his career including the 2008 Under-19 World Cup win, 2013 Arjuna Award and the 2017 Padma Shri. He has as many as 14 tattoos on his body, giving a highlight of Kohli’s career so far. The 31-year-old met his favourite cricketer on the eve of the test match against the South Africa in Vishakhapatnam.