03 October 2019
Bhubaneswar: With around 16 tattoos on his body, Pintu Raj Behera of Odisha definitely gave a competition to all the fans of Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli and won it after meeting the man in flesh and blood at Visakhapatnam on Tuesday.
Behera, who hails from Masiakhali in Ganjam district, considers Kohli as his cricketing God and such is his obsession for the Indian skipper that he has tattooed Kohli's face, first name, jersey number (18) and career landmarks on his body.
With a dream to meet his superstar, Behera makes sure to attend every match of Kohli held in Odisha or neighbouring States. His wish was fulfilled when he was able to meet Kohli after the press conference ahead of India-South Africa test match in Visakhapatnam.
Behera was not only able to meet Kohli but all got the chance to display his tattoos. Kohli was really amazed with his devotion and hugged him. At last he Behera got to meet the man of his dreams and also click some photographs with him.
"Wishes are possibilities. Dare to make a wish... There are stars, superstars, and then there is Virat Kohli. Thanks #iconicViratKohli Sir for making my dreams come true," stated Behera while sharing the moment on his Instagram account.