On Monday, November 13, Indian cricketer Thomas Muller, a German football player, was given an Indian cricket shirt with his full name and number on it. Ahead of the Indian men’s cricket team’s run to the 2023 ODI World Cup semifinals, the 34-year-old also sent his best wishes.
Since making his debut with the German men’s football squad in March 2010, Muller has played in 125 games. In addition, he competes alongside Bayern Munich in the Bundesliga, the main football league in Germany, where he has made appearances in 470 games.
The 2014 World Cup winner revealed the Indian team uniform in a video that he shared on his X account, which was once Twitter. In the caption, he also mentioned prominent Indian batsman Virat Kohli.
He captioned the post by saying that, “Look at this, @imVkohli ?? Thank you for the shirt, #TeamIndia! ? Good luck at the @cricketworldcup #esmuellert #Cricket”
Thomas Muller has already shown his admiration towards the Indian men’s cricket team during a World Cup. In advance of India’s World Cup 2019 campaign, which will take place in England and Wales, the German football professional player was spotted supporting the team captained by Virat Kohli by wearing an India shirt.
He said, “I wish all participants of the Cricket #WorldCup2019 good luck & thrilling matches. Especially I cross my fingers for @imVkohli , the captain of the Indian team. He’s A fan of @DFB_Team and supported it multiple times in the past ??? #Cricket #GermanyCheersForIndia #esmuellert”
A passionate supporter for the German football team, often known as the DFB (Deutscher Fußball-Bund), is Virat Kohli. The cricketer from India has also backed Germany in important football competitions such as the World Cup as well as the Euros.
— Thomas Müller (@esmuellert_) November 13, 2023
Virat Kohli’s old post to support Germany in Euros 2016
The former Team India skipper Virat Kohli showed admiration and support towards the German national football team. He wore the jersey and tweeted about his support on his X account.
The right handed batter tweeted by saying that, “Excited for #Euro16 I’m all in with Die Mannschaft for the Euros! Which team are you supporting? #FirstNeverFollows”