The countdown to the much-awaited World Test Championship final between India and Australia has begun. Scheduled to take place at the iconic Oval in London on June 7, both the teams are gearing up for the final battle. Team India has reached England just a few days ago on Saturday, June 3 and is eagerly waiting for the final match. However, before the all-important tie, there was another grand finale in London that caught the attention of Indian cricket star batsman Virat Kohli and his wife Anushka Sharma.
On Saturday, the historic FA Cup final, England’s oldest football tournament, was inaugurated at London’s famous Wembley Stadium. The fiercest rivals were Manchester United and Manchester City. As expected, a sea of enthusiastic fans flooded the stadium, and prominent football personalities were also in attendance.
Cricketers’ attachment to football is widely known, and members of the Indian cricket team often express their support for various clubs. So when Virat Kohli got a chance to watch such a big match in London, he eagerly took advantage of it. Kohli along with his Bollywood superstar wife Anushka Sharma and Team India’s young batting sensation Shubman Gill graced the thrilling final.
Kohli and Anushka received invitations from renowned sports brands Manchester City and Puma, with whom Kohli has a long association. Both Virat and Anushka are respected brand ambassadors of PUMA in India. As a result, he was extended an invitation by the Football Club and Company. Taking advantage of this opportunity, Shubman Gill also joined the duo to put on a thrilling final.
In addition to these three stars, Wembley Stadium saw another distinguished presence. Former Team India star and veteran all-rounder Yuvraj Singh made his presence felt during the final. Yuvraj, an ardent supporter of Manchester United, was present as a part of the pre-match show organized by Sony Sports, the Indian broadcaster of the match. The excitement of the event was further enhanced by the sight of cricket legend Yuvraj attending the football final.
Thus, the excitement of football surrounded the stars of cricket as they reveled in the high-stakes FA Cup final ahead of the impending clash between India and Australia in the World Test Championship. The presence of eminent personalities from the world of cricket including Virat Kohli, Anushka Sharma, Shubman Gill and Yuvraj Singh highlighted the deep passion for the game that transcends boundaries and unites fans and players alike.