Virat Kohli, Sunil Chhetri: 2 captains, 2 weddings in December
Virat Kohli tied the knot with Anushka Sharma in Italy, while and Sunil Chhetri married Sonam Bhattacharya. India’s cricket and football captains got married in December.
Two Indian captains, Two weddings, one month. December of 2017 will not be forgotten soon.
Indian men’s national cricket team captain Virat Kohli with Bollywood’s Anushka Sharma. The two tied the knot at Borgo Finocchieto in Tuscany, South of Italy.
Today we have promised each other to be bound in love forever. We are truly blessed to share the news with you. This beautiful day will be made more special with the love and support of our family of fans & well wishers. Thank you for being such an important part of our journey. pic.twitter.com/Scobdiqk7l
– Anushka Sharma (@AnushkaSharma) December 11, 2017
Earlier this month, Indian men’s football team captain Sunil Chhetri his long-time girlfriend Sonam Bhattacharya at a posh Kolkata club. Sonam is the daughter of Mohun Bagan soccer legend Subrata Bhattacharya.
Sunil Chhetri with Sonam Bhattacharya
Virat Kohli has had a record-breaking 2017, scoring 2818 international runs, 11 hundreds including three double hundreds (two of them back-to-back). Since the two got together in 2013, Kohli has smashed 19 hundreds in ODIs and 16 tons in Test match cricket.
Sunil Chhetri on the other hand has lead the Indian football team to the 2019 AFC Asian Cup. He also became the fourth highest goal scorer among active International players. He was honoured by the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) as they added him on the wall of their Kuala Lumpur headquarters.
After the wedding, Chhetri was back in Bengaluru FC colours in the Indian Super League as Kohli is set to spend New Year’s eve in South Africa, where India play three Test matches, six ODIs and three T20Is.
Away from the field, the two superstars of Indian sports, will walk into the new year happily married and lead the country in their respective sport.