Dhoni best footballer in Indian cricket team: Rohit Sharma

YB WEB DESK. Dated: 12/13/2019 12:10:46 PM

Mumbai, Dec 12 Spanish league LaLiga on Thursday announced Rohit Sharma as their first brand ambassador in India. Jose Antonio Cachaza, Managing Director, LaLiga India announced that Rohit Sharma had become the league's firstever non-footballer brand ambassador and will its face in India. Rohit Sharma, who has had a sensational year in ODIs and Tests, said he was thrilled when LaLiga asked him to be their brand ambassador. "While growing up I have seen a lot of football matches it was always a good break from cricket." Rohit Sharma rated MS Dhoni as the best footballer in the Indian cricket team: "I think MS Dhoni is the best footballer in our team." Talking about the future of football in India, Rohit Sharma said, "My brotherin- law is an avid football fan. He wanted to take up football professionally but at that point, infrastructure was not available. But today he can do it with the facilities that are available. It takes time for any sport to develop in a country. Look at where we were now in the 1930s in cricket and look where we have reached now. I hope it doesn't take that much time for football. We want to see them play on the international stage soonest." Rohit Sharma said he prefers playing as a midfielder when the Indian cricket team warms up with a game of football before a match. "The captain decides who plays where. I love playing as a midfielder during warm-up matches because that's the most challenging spot. Football is played.


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