Virat Kohli wished Bolt luck for his final race and his future endeavours. Kohli added that Bolt will be missed by him and everyone else in the Puma family.
The fastest man in the world, Usain Bolt, will be drawing curtains on his illustrious career after a decade long journey as a sprinter. And the IAAF World Championship in the UK, beginning on Friday, will be the Jamaican’s last international event. The 30-year-old’s ‘Puma Partner’ Virat Kohli thus took to Twitter to wish farewell to the eight-time Olympic star.
In the video message on the social networking site, ndian skipper wished Bolt luck for his final race and said, “Hey, Usain! I know it’s your last race we are going to miss you a lot on the track. From me and everyone in the Puma family, we wish you all the very best for this one and all your future endeavours. If you ever wanna play cricket you know where to find me.
— Virat Kohli (@imVkohli) August 2, 2017
Usain Bolt, who also endorses Puma like the Indian cricket captain, is a huge fan of cricket. Bolt also played against Yuvraj Singh in an exhibition match in 2014 and scored a 19-ball 45, which included five sixes
The World Championships starts on Friday and Bolt is confident of winning yet another title. He has 8 world titles to go along with eight Olympic golds . The 1.94m tall athlete has not lost a final in any global event in the 100m since his international burst in 2008. Over the past nine years, Bolt has won eight Olympic gold medals and 11 world titles.
The renowned awards under his belt include Laureus Sportsman of the year award in 2017, Milliyet award for best world athlete of the year in 2010, BBC overseas sports personality of the year in 2008, 2009, 2012, Best track and field athlete ESPY award 2010, Best international athlete ESPY award 2009, 2013, 2017, among others.