Virat Kohli and Cristiano Ronaldo : Similarities between two Legends

Virat Kohli and Cristiano Ronaldo : Similarities between two Legends
Virat Kohli and Cristiano Ronaldo : Similarities between two Legends

Cristiano Ronaldo and Virat Kohli are two of the most popular athletes in the world today. Without any argument the two leading players are considered as best ever to play in their separate sports. They both possess unbelievable skill and mindset which is unmatched by any other athlete. The two superstars are captains of their respective national teams, India and Portugal. Their name can be taken as perfect definitions of GOAT– Greatest of All Time.

Virat Kohli and Cristiano Ronaldo, have electrified stadiums all around the world many a times and proved why they are once in a lifetime players. Their passion for their games is second to none. Both Kohli and Ronaldo are showman and that is why they are loved by millions of fans all around the world.The two legends have many mutual fans also who loves the attitude possess by their favorite players. In this article, we have mentioned some similarities between the GOD of cricket and GOD of football.

AGGRESSION – Ronaldo vs Kohli

The aggression Ronaldo puts in to score goals and win every type of challenge all the time is just above all things. His aggression can clearly be seen on field. He often get frustrates when he is unable to score goals.

The batting superstar has said that aggression brings the best out of him.The aggressive attitude of Virat Kohli has definitely helped him on field be he has also faced criticism on a number of times for the same reason. The India batting superstar has faced the heat on several occasions for being too aggressive.

“I really admire your passion and aggression on the field and that’s something I thrive on as well,” said Virat to Cristiano in a 50-second clip.

POPULARITY – Kings of Social Media


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Both Kohli and Ronaldo are active on this social media platforms and mint millions of rupees for paid promotions. Cricket is not as famous as football on a global level. There are only 12 Test-playing nations whereas the number of nations participating in FIFA WORLD CUP is quite big. Cristiano is the most followed individual on social media. He is also number one on Instagram. Kohli is the 4th most followed sportsmen on Instagram after Ronaldo, Lionel Messi and Neymar Jr.

When Kohli was asked during an Instagram live, any athletes male or female who when he sees playing, he looks in awe, the Indian captain named Ronaldo.

There are lots of people who look extremely good on field but to turn up for big matches that regularly, Cristiano stands out,”. “Like he went to Juventus and Champions League game, they lost 2-0 and then prior to return leg, he asked all his friends and family to come and watch the game saying “it is going to be a special night” and then to play like that, score a hat-trick and take them through, unbelievable.” “That is beast mentality. I can literally count on fingers the number of people who can have that conviction to say something and then do it like that. That for me is extremely inspiring,” Kohli said during an Instagram live.


Both Kohli and Ronaldo have an immense self-confidence in themselves. They might lose a match but in the next match they are quite confident about themselves and always comes back with a strong attitude and perform best for their team. The ability to shine comes from a strong mental approach. Both these superstars enjoy a healthy mental approach. They have the ability to win matches on their own. Their desire to win matches and lead the side from the front makes them a winner. They are very passionate, aggressive and works hard to improve their performance on a daily basis.



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Besides dominating their respective sports, these two beasts have always focused largely on fitness. They both have an extraordinary fitness level.

The Indian star is one of the fittest sportspersons in the world and his fielding, athleticism and running between the wickets shows how much he has worked on himself and his fitness levels. Virat Kohli, unsurprisingly, stood out as one of the top-performer of YO-YO test, registering a solid-score of 19.

Similarly, Ronaldo is an example of having the best fitness attributes in football. According to the popular health and fitness publication Men’s HealthCristiano Ronaldo is the fittest man alive. Even att the age of 36, Portuguese footballer Cristiano Ronaldo is has amazing fitness levels that keeps him performing at a top level on the pitch. He is known for his obsession with fitness and his training sessions irrespective of the result of match.


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Virat Kohli, Indian Cricket Team Captain and currently the top-ranked batsman in the world, has a huge collection of super cars. Virat Kohli endorses only select brands and Audi is one of them. His love for Audi cars knows no bounds and he has more than half a dozen of some very expensive Audis. His garage is never-ending and it is really difficult to put it in a single unit

The Portugese footballer is also a massive car guy at heart, which is clearly evident in his collection of cars. There are many other cars Ronaldo owns, namely BMW M6, Bentley Continental GTC, Mercedes-Benz C-Class Sports Coupé, Porsche Cayenne, Porsche 911 Carrera 2S Cabriolet, Porsche Cayenne Turbo, Audi Q7, Audi RS6 and a Mercedes-Benz C220 CDI.

Many cricketing legends have called Kohli the equivalent of Ronaldo in cricket.

I think it has got a lot to do with Virat’s outstanding commitment besides his preparation. I don’t think he is any more talented than a KL Rahul or a Rohit Sharma but his commitment to prepare himself properly stands out. He is, for me, the cricketing equivalent of Cristiano Ronaldo,” Lara said.

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