Even the best needs inspiration. India captain Virat Kohli is a modern-day great and breaks record for fun. He is soon going to take up daddy duties as his wife and bollywood actor Anushka Sharma is expecting the delivery of their first child in January. Kohli spoke to legendary Indian pugilist Mary Kom and shared how she inspires him.
Mary Kom, a mother, continues to go strong in the boxing ring at the age of 37. She is still at his best and punches above her weight to bring home laurels for the country. Kohli, during an interaction, said that he cannot think of someone having a busy career and handling responsibilities as a parent at the same time better than Mary Kom.
You are an inspiration for everyone: Virat Kohli
Kohli told Mary Kom that she is an inspiration for everyone and what she has achieved despite all the shortcomings is phenomenal. He also added that while he is on a journey to become a father, he takes inspiration from the star boxer, and follow her path.
“You are such an inspiration not only for the women of the country but for everyone. What you have achieved in your sport, against all odds, against the shortcomings be it the facilities and all the other challenges that you must have faced
“You keep going through and finding your path is something that is so inspirational for everyone. I just wanted to say that you are a great inspiration for all of us. I am really honoured that I am getting to ask you these questions,” Kohli said during a Puma India Instagram live chat on Wednesday evening..
“We are in the journey to become parents ourselves, we take a lot of inspiration from what you have done, we are going to follow the same path.”
Kohli is a determined spirit who made his way to become one of the finest cricketers of all-time through sheer self belief and hard-work. He has made run-scoring look easy and has many records to be broken in line. Kohli was the only cricketers to make it to Forbes’ list of the top 100 highest-paid athletes in the world for the year 2020.