PHOTO: When Virat Kohli met football idol and legend Luis Figo

Figo is in India to promote a new football league Premier Futsal.

Updated: Apr 05, 2016, 14:52 PM IST
PHOTO: When Virat Kohli met football idol and legend Luis Figo
Courtesy: Twitter (@LuisFigo)

New Delhi: Indian Test cricket team captain Virat Kohli met his idol Luis Figo, who is in the country to promote a new football league Premier Futsal.

Kohli was adjudged the man-of-the-series for his amazing performance in the recently concluded ICC World Twenty20 where India were ousted in the semis.

The stylish batsman shared a photo on Twitter with his childhood hero and described him as a wonderful man.

Luis Figo's illustrious football career spanned over two decades. The star midfielder played for La Liga rivals Barcelona and Real Madrid alongside representing Sporting CP and Inter Milan.

Figo is Portugal's 4th all time top scorer with 32 goals in 127 international appearances for the national team. Figo, who is in Mumbai, also shared a photo on his Twitter account featuring Kohli.