The aggressive batsman said his first love was cricket but football remained very close to his heart.
"The young guys who have come into the team like Shreyas Iyer, KL Rahul, Hardik Pandya, they all follow football", Rohit said after being named India's ambassador of La Liga club Real Madrid.
Swashbuckling Indian opener Rohit Sharma has been appointed as the first-ever Indian brand ambassador of Spain's top division football league-La Liga. It was no surprise when Rohit Sharma rated MS Dhoni as the best football player in the Indian cricket team.
Speaking in a La Liga event in Mumbai, Rohit said that he used to watch a lot of football matches while growing up, as it helped him catch a break from the sport of cricket.
Former I-League champion Minerva Punjab FC's owner Ranjit Bajaj on Thursday took to Twitter to highlight the point why Chhetri did not find a place as the La Liga ambassador.
"208* runs 153 balls 13 fours 12 sixes #OnThisDay in 2017, Rohit Sharma scored his third double hundred in ODI cricket", ICC tweeted to commemorate the feat.
There is no hiding to the fact that 2019 has been a remarkable year for the Indian vice-captain Rohit Sharma. The "Hitman" broke several records this year, which include most number of sixes in worldwide cricket in 2019, and recently became the first Indian batsman to smash 400 sixes in global cricket. "I think MS Dhoni is the best footballer in our team", Rohit added.
"They do watch all these footballers, their hairstyle and what they do with their hairstyle".
"The past five years have been tremendous for football's growth trajectory in India and I can only see Indian football grow from here as the Indian players have the facilities and infrastructure and a league which is competitive", he concluded. It takes time for any sport to develop in a country. "Everybody wants to pick up the bat and play cricket in India", added Rohit. Where were we in cricket in 1930 and now look where we have reached.
"Indian football has taken giant leaps over the last few years".
Therefore, Khalilzad said, " We're taking a brief pause for them to consult their leadership on this essential topic". Taliban spokesman Suhail Shaheen said Friday's meeting was "very good and friendly".
TV presenter Caroline Flack - who hosts ITV's Love Island - has been charged with assault after reports of a man being attacked. She celebrated her 40th birthday recently, and has been seeing tennis player and model Lewis Burton, 27, since the summer.
Under the changes, Major League Baseball will test for opioids, Fentanyl, cocaine, and synthetic Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). Halem said the big league and minor league programs will treat marijuana use the same way going forward.
Kim then announced that as part of SKIMS' holiday campaign, the brand has made a donation to The Bail Project on her behalf. She was able to get pregnant once again after freezing her eggs, but still had a painful birth.
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