WTC Final: Fans disappointed as Virat Kohli doesn’t follow idol Cristiano Ronaldo’s footsteps and remove Coca Cola bottles during press conference

While Virat Kohli didn't make a move, it was fielding coach R Sridhar who came up with a hilarious re-enactment of the saga.

Virat Kohli at press conference
Virat Kohli at press conference

Star footballer Cristiano Ronaldo made the headlines after a video of him removing Coca Cola bottles during press conference went viral on social media. Ronaldo’s move led to huge losses to the beverage manufacturer following which it became the talk of the town. Fans expected Indian skipper Virat Kohli, who is also a huge admirer of Ronaldo, to emulate the Portuguese star’s move.

But to the dismay of many, Kohli left the Coca Cola bottles alone during his press conference ahead of the World Test Championship (WTC) final. The Indian skipper too had a couple of bottles of the beverage in front of him during his pre game press conference and ignored it the way he has been doing away with the balls outside the off stump.

Twitterati react to Virat Kohli’s press conference

Virat Kohli
Virat Kohli

As Kohli left the Coca Cola bottles alone, fans took to Twitter to express their disappointment. While some labled him as “false Cristiano Ronaldo fanboy” while others hoped for something similar in the upcoming press conferences.

R Sridhar recreates Ronaldo’s Coca Cola saga in press conference

R Sridhar
R Sridhar

While fans were expecting Kohli to make a move, it was fielding coach R Sridhar who came up with a great move. After the washed out of the first day of the WTC final, Sridhar who addressed the media, showed his lighter side before the start of the interaction. Finding a Coca-Cola bottle on the table, India’s fielding coach said in jest: “Do I remove it? What happens to price if I remove it?

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