Rohit Sharma feels he could be one of the last to join team when training startsnewstolive - May 23, 2020 72 0 COMMENTS
New Delhi: Rohit Sharma stated that he follows soccer greater than cricket whereas at dwelling.
Rohit’s love for the sport is properly publicised and he has additionally confessed that he is a giant fan of Spanish giants Real Madrid. In December 2019, LaLiga made him their model ambassador for India.
“When I am at home I watch football more than cricket,” Rohit advised LaLiga’s Facebook web page. “When you are watching it, is so pleasing to the eye to watch all these players execute their skills, I am a big believer in skills and that is why I love watching football. I do watch some tennis as well but not as much as I watch football.”
Rohit has been at his dwelling in Mumbai all through the lockdown interval. The metropolis is one of the worst affected areas by the coronavirus pandemic and Rohit feels that he might be the last particular person to rejoin the Indian team every time training resumes.
“In India, it is going to be different as certain parts of the country have been affected the most and certain parts which have not been affected a lot. So I am assuming that those places might open up a lot earlier than Mumbai, the city where I stay and which is the most infected. I feel the other guys will send me videos of catching up with each other a lot earlier than I do,” he stated.
The Indian limited-overs vice captain stated that he would have been a midfielder had he chosen soccer as his occupation.
“I would see myself playing in midfield and not attacking too much because that position is very skillful and you have to create a lot of chances and I don’t like running a lot,” stated Rohit.
“It’s a position where you not only create opportunities but also stop the opposition from creating opportunities.
“I have tried playing a charity football game here in India, it was Bollywood against the cricketers, the All-stars and it was damn tough. It was 5-6 years ago, I remember, I was 25-26 (years of age) there were a lot of older guys in the team who just did not want to do the running and made us do the running instead. Mahi (MS Dhoni), Yuvraj (Singh) and Virat (Kohli) were there in the team, Yuvraj, is someone who doesn’t like to run and so is M.S. Dhoni.”