Kohli now enters Madame Tussauds.


NC Network, New Delhi
After Lionel Messi, Kapil Dev and Usian Bolt, Virat Kohli is the latest sporting celebrity after who made it to the India branch of the iconic wax statue museum Madame Tussauds. 

Kohli said in a statement issued by Madame Tussauds, "I sincerely appreciate the efforts and incredible work undergone in making my figure. Thanks to Madame Tussauds for choosing me for this lifetime experience. I am grateful to my fans for their love and support. This experience is going to be stored in the fond memories of my life...now waiting to see the fan reactions," 

Kohli's figure was crafted from over 200 measurements and photographs taken during the siting session



The Indiua cricket captain would be seen in his dynamic pose wearing the Indian cricket team jersey, ready to strike. This pose symbolises his achievements as an international cricket icon.

Virat Kohli's journey has been phenomenal, from his first-class debut in 2006 to captaining the Indian cricket team, winning the Under-19 World Cup on route.


Kohli has won several accolades including the Arjuna award, ICC World Cricketer of the year and three BCCI international cricketer of the year awards With his unbeatable performances. 

Madame Tussauds museum at  Delhi is an attraction that portrays the fascinating world of Bollywood and Hollywood celebrities, renowned sportspersons, historical and political personalities under one roof.


Virat Kohli among world's highest-paid athletes

India cricket captain Virat Kohli is among the world's highest-paid athletes, according to a Forbes' compilation topped by American boxing champion Floyd Mayweather. 
Surprisingly Virat Kohli is the only sportsperson from India to be featured in the list and he is ranked 83rd with earnings of USD 24 million.
29 year old captain is not just cricket-crazy India's biggest name but is also one of the most popular athletes in the world, "boasting more Twitter followers (25 million-plus) than all but three active sports stars", Forbes said.
This year the Indian national cricket board 'The Board of Control for Cricket in India' named Kohli as one of just five players to receive the newly-created A+ contracts, which guarantee an annual retainer of more than USD 1 million, it said.

Forbes also said that, "Yet like the Indian cricket mega-stars who have come before him, Kohli's big payday comes off the pitch" where he's partnered with top brands such as Puma, Pepsi, Audi and Oakley.



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