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Virat Kohli wishes Under 17 Indian World Cup Squad ahead of their campaign

Go, get it boys, make us proud: Kohli

Virat Kohli
Virat Kohli addresses the media. (Photo by PRAKASH SINGH/AFP/Getty Images)

It is a well-renowned fact that India’s all-format captain, Virat Kohli, is an ardent fan of the most popular game in the world, i.e., soccer. The image of Kohli flaunting his dribbling along with fellow RCBian KL Rahul is a common sight during India’s practice sessions.

It was only recently that his best mate in the Indian squad, KL Rahul uploaded a picture of him with Kolhi by captioning,”Ballers For Life @virat.kohli ? #FootyBusiness #WarmUp #Training #CelebrityClasico #AllHeartFC”

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Ballers For Life @virat.kohli ? #FootyBusiness #WarmUp #Training #CelebrityClasico #AllHeartFC

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Apart from reaching new heights in the game of cricket, he has invested heavily in the growth of soccer in India by owning one of the teams in Indian Super League by the name of FC Goa along with Jaydev Mody and Venugopal Dhoot.

The Indian U-17 Football World Cup squad are already on their way to commence their campaign in the tournament which starts on October 6 at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in New Delhi. India is pooled in with former champions Ghana, Colombia and United States of America. India would be facing the United States of America in the lung screamed.

Virat Kohli, post India’s sensational win in the recently concluded series win against Australia, took time out of his schedule to post a video of him wishing the Indian team all the very best for the upcoming tournament.

“Our U-17 boys are taking part in the U-17 FIFA World Cup which starts on October 6. Their first match is against team USA. I would like to wish them all the very best for the first game and the rest of the tournament. Go, get it boys, make us proud,” stated Virat Kohli in the video.

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Here’s the Indian squad

Goalkeepers: Dheeraj Singh, Prabhsukhan Gill, Sunny Dhaliwal

Defenders: Boris Singh, Jitendra Singh, Anwar Ali, Sanjeev Stalin, Hendry Antonay, Namit Deshpande

Midfielders: Suresh Singh, Ninthoinganba Meetei, Amarjit Singh Kiyam, Abhijit Sarkar, Komal Thatal, Lalengmawia, Jeakson Singh, Nongdamba Naorem, Rahul Kannoly Praveen, Md. Shahjahan

Forwards: Rahim Ali, Aniket Jadhav

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