Superstar and sports lover Ranveer Singh took the internet by storm last night when he shared screen space with Arsenal legends Cesc Fabregas and Patrick Vieira for Sky Sports. The pop culture icon was present pitch-side ahead of the Gunners’ clash against Chelsea at the Emirates.
Opening up about the influence of football in India, Singh shared how despite cricket being the dominant sport, football is widely popular in the country.
Receiving immense love from fans on social media, robber Fame was called ‘genuine and outstanding’ by a Twitter user. Describing it as one of the highest honors, another fan wrote, “Best interview ever this is every fan.” Adding to it, more users wrote, ‘It was refreshing to see Ranveer Singh’s passion for football. He got a lot of praise from the sky for being so respected. He is trying to promote football in India through his fame, which is good’, ‘He is a huge fan and I love it.’
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You don’t get a better interview than this 🤣🤣
bollywood star @RanveerOfficial Loving every minute in the Emirates ❤️ pic.twitter.com/rqDEAKRV0U
— Sky Sports Premier League (@SkySportsPL) May 2, 2023
Impressively, it didn’t stop there and more fan reactions followed, including ‘pretty pretty pretty’. Thats a great looking watch.’ , ‘The quality was, very nice to see. He was absolutely loving it.’, ‘What a well spoken man’, ‘He seems so happy and genuine.’, ‘Can we put him on Sky Sports?’, ‘Excellent delivery of his thoughts Hai’, ‘So Wholesome’ and more.
Interacting with Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink for the same, Ranveer Singh actually created history at the Emirates Stadium for the Arsenal vs Chelsea game. “Feeling honored to be here, privileged to be on the show in such esteemed company,” he said in the interview. Talking about how he fell in love with the sport, Singh said, “The English Premier League ( in India) came at the turn of the century around the year 2000. A whole generation was hooked to this high quality football. It was then that I was watching the Invincibles play football. And that’s what made me love the game and Fell in love with Arsenal.”
Ranveer Singh further said, ‘We have so much love armory fans, football fans and fans of the Premier League and for your (Hasselbank) contribution to sport and humanity.
Uncover, he is the only actor who has been announced as the brand ambassador of Star Sports in India to promote sports fandom in the country. Currently at the top of his advertising game, Ranveer Singh appears to be a mighty force to be reckoned with given his vast knowledge.
Being one of India’s most valuable celebrities with over 47 brand endorsement portfolios, the pop culture icon has a brand value of US$181.7 million, according to the eighth edition of Kroll’s Celebrity Brand Valuation Study titled Beyond the Mainstream.
Ranveer Singh’s other prolific sporting associations include being India’s ambassador for the Premier League, India’s brand ambassador for the National Basketball Association (NBA), the brand ambassador for Yas Island in Abu Dhabi, as well as being the face of global sportswear brand adidas. Many more are included.
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