Virat Kohli spoke about how athletes go bankrupt by the end of their career © Getty Images
Virat Kohli spoke about how athletes go bankrupt by the end of their career © Getty Images

India’s star batsman and Test skipper, Virat Kohli, spoke about his fear of getting bankrupt at the end of his career. Though for him money does not motivate him, but he has realised the importance of it and wants to be secured financially in the years to come. Kohli has not only been a sensation on the field for his nation but has been minting money off the field with his endorsements. He is currently the leading cricketer in terms of brand value and is on a roll. Kohli has given some unforgettable moments to the cricketing world but opened up on his insecurities related to being bankrupt. READ: Sachin Tendulkar hopes for greener planet on World Environment Day!

Kohli’s growth has been phenomenal for his nation with his willow since debuting for the national side. Currently the talented cricketer is competing with Bollywood stars like Ranbir Kapoor because of his income from brand endorsements. According to criclife.com, in 2015, he collected more than INR 100 crores and looking at his current form in the ICC WorldT20 and Indian Premier League (IPL) 2016, he looks unstoppable and add more money in his account.

It came as a surprise when he shared his thought on fearing to become bankrupt in future. As reported by GQ magazine, the 27-year-old said, “I’ve begun to think about my future and about how to secure it. Money doesn’t motivate me, but it’s important. I’ve got accustomed to a certain financial environment. It’s important to sustain that. I’ve seen so many athletes go bankrupt at the end of their career. It’s scary, concluded Team India’s most dependable batsman.