Virat Kohli's Larger-Than-Life Golden Statue Shines Bright At Times Square, Fans Hail Him As 'GOAT'

It is a proud moment for India as Virat Kohli's golden statue has been unveiled at the popular Times Square. His fans can't stop gushing over the statue and reacted to the same.


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Virat Kohli's Larger-Than-Life Golden Statue Shines Bright At Times Square, Fans Hail Him As 'GOAT'

Indian cricketer and former RCB captain, Virat Kohli needs no introduction. He is a powerhouse of talent, who always leaves everyone's jaws dropped with his cricketing skills. The cricketer follows a tremendous fitness regime and portrays consistency on the cricket field, which makes him an inspiration for many people. On the personal front, Virat is married to Anushka Sharma, and they are blessed with two kids, Vamika and Akaay. 

Virat Kohli's gold statue unveiled at Times Square

It looks like Virat Kohli's craze is growing rapidly, and now, he is ruling the hearts of the people of the United States. On June 24, 2024, a life-size statue of Virat Kohli, dipped in golden hues, was installed at the famous Times Square. It is indeed a proud moment for India as Virat represented his country on the global level. Moreover, the installation of the statue in the US proved that the cricketer's stardom knows no boundaries.

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Netizens hail Virat Kohli as 'King' and 'GOAT'

If reports are to be believed, Virat Kohli's statue was unveiled at Times Square as part of a marketing campaign by the mattress company, Duroflex, which the cricketer endorses. However, the cricketer's fans were delighted to see the glimpses on the internet and showered praises on him. While some hailed him as GOAT (Greatest Of All Times), others mentioned that Virat deserves all the popularity and love that he has been receiving.

When Virat Kohli talked about his retirement plans

In an old conversation with his IPL franchise, Royal Challengers Bengaluru (RCB), at the Royal Gala Dinner, Virat Kohli spilled the beans on his post-retirement plans. Talking about the same, the cricketer said that he would take a long break after he was done playing cricket. He also suggested that he doesn't want to have any regrets as a sportsperson, after his retirement. Kohli was heard saying:

"I think as a sportsman, we do have an end-date to our careers. So I am just working backwards. I don't want to finish my career thinking, 'Oh, what if I have done this on that particular day?' because I can't keep going on and on forever. So it's just about not leaving any undone business behind and not have any regrets later, which I am sure I won't."

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Virat Kohli's special wish for Anushka Sharma on her 36th birthday

Virat Kohli is not just an exceptional cricketer, he is also a loving husband to his wife, Anushka Sharma. On May 1, 2024, Anushka turned 36 years old, and her husband, Virat shared a special wish for her on his Instagram handle. The cricketer posted a series of pictures of the love of his life from their stay in London. Anushka looked as gorgeous as ever in the unseen pictures and was also seen having a gala time as she explored the streets of London. Alongside the photos, Virat penned a heartfelt note for Anushka on behalf of their kids, Vamika and Akaay, which could be read as:

"I would have been completely lost if I didn’t find you. Happy birthday my love. You are the light to our world. We love you so much."

What are your views on Virat Kohli's massive statue at Times Square?

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