Virat Kohli is part owner of FC Goa © IANS
Virat Kohli is part owner of FC Goa © IANS

As FC Goa and Chennaiyin FC face off in the final of the Indian Super League (ISL) 2015, there will be a strong cricketing presence at the encounter. Virat Kohli and his beau Anushka Sharma are at the ground cheering on the FC Goa side. Kohli is a co-owner of the Goa side and has been spotted dressed in the kit of that team. Chennaiyin FC is owned by Abhishek Bachchan in part and even he is present at the venue which means there is plenty of star power present at the game. MS Dhoni is also part owner of the Chennaiyin FC. ALSO READ: Virat Kohli’s mobile game tops popularity on Google Play

Kohli and Dhoni are not the only cricketers to co-own football teams in the ISL. Legend Sachin Tendulkar is co-owner of the Kerala side while Sourav Ganguly is in the ownership team of Athletico de Kolkata. In the previous season of the ISL, Tendulkar and Ganguly’s sides made it to the finals and the match generated great interest in the cricket mad country as a result of the cricketing entities.

Kohli is India’s Test captain and is on a roll having won the away Test series against Sri Lanka before dishing a 3-0 defeat to South Africa at home. Kohli will be delighted if these recent strings of victories can be backed up by FC Goa winning the final of the ISL. His Bollywood girlfriend Anushka and he have been dating for well over a year and are now considering marriage in the foreseeable future. Kohli is one of India’s youth icons.