Indian skipper Virat Kohli’s iconic beard is going to get insured if rumours are to be believed. #ViratInsuresBeard is one of the top trends on the Twitter. In a video leaked on Youtube, a man can be seen measuring Kohli’s beard while the other is clicking pictures from various angles. The person is also seen taking a sample by plucking Kohli’s beard and putting it in the plastic bag. Towards the end of the video Kohli also signs a piece of paper.
Here’s the leaked video on Youtube –
If the rumours are true and Kohli does get his beard insured, he will probably be India’s first sports celebrity to have a body part insured. Argentina and Barcelona forward Lionel Messi has got his legs insured for a staggering 750 million dollars. Few Hollywood celebrities too have got their body parts insured.
However, unlike Messi, Kohli’s beard does not have any significance when it comes to his game. Here are a few Twitter reaction to the news –
If this news is true- To add to civil, criminal, company real estate and what not other lawyers, we can now have a new category- those who specialize in ‘beardy’ litigations #ViratInsuresBeard
— Tessi Ravishankar (@TessiRM) June 8, 2018
— Sushil K Kashyap (@SushilKashyap01) June 8, 2018
— Mohammed Maaz (@khasimmaaz) June 8, 2018
This is unpredictable but Virat can do anything #ViratInsuresBeard
— royal roy (@Royalroy99) June 8, 2018
If Rihanna can hv insurance for her legs worth millions and Jlo can hv insurance worth 300 million fr her butts why can’t Virat hv insurance for his beard…. Although only difference is beard can grow again but i doubt it in case of legs n butts #ViratInsuresBeard
— Abhishek (@abhi3627) June 8, 2018
Is it true that virat kohli insured his beard under deendayal upadhaya beema yojana??.. #ViratInsuresBeard
— Prince Borah (@borah_vincent) June 8, 2018
— Avinash Singh (@ItsmineAs) June 8, 2018
— sachin jain (@sachinjain4198) June 8, 2018
Earlier Kohli tweeted this to get his followers excited –
— Virat Kohli (@imVkohli) June 8, 2018
Virat is currently suffering a neck injury which prevented him from playing for Surrey County Cricket Club in England. He is not playing in the historic Test against Afghanistan. The 29-year-old will play in the T20I series against Ireland and England.