Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli is one of the most admired players on the 22 yards. Just like he leaves us amazed with his on-field killer shots, kissing the boundary lines and going beyond it, yet another factor of his personality besides his love for cricket is his love for tattoos. The Indian cricketer has 11 tattoos on his body just one less to complete a dozen. And each of his tattoos has a strong significance representing something from his life.
So we begin with the list of it with his parent’s names
The Indian cricketer has names of his parents his father, Prem and mother Saroj on his hand. The reason him having inked his parents' name on his body, with his father’s name on his hand and his mother’s name on his upper left arm, is for their support and encouragement which made him achieve big goals in his life.
Born on November 5, 1988, under the zodiac sign of Scorpio, he has Giving Up inked on the right arm which is a term to describe people born under this zodiac sign.
Besides the above 3 tattoos he also 5 tattoos showcasing his spiritual and religious inclination which includes Monastery Tattoo indicating peace and power on his left side of his shoulder. ALSO READ: Virat Kohli Makes 'TikTok Debut', David Warner Welcomes Him; YouTuber Bhuvan Bam Has A Hilarious Reply
Virat also has a lord Shiva tattoo with the background of Mount Kailash and Lake Manasarovar on his left forearm.
God’s Eye Tattoo & Om Tattoo
God’s eye tattoo on his left shoulder indicates someone always keeping an eye on you and keeping a count of your actions. This he got after he tied the knot with Anushka Sharma. Next to it is the Om tattoo which symbolises the essence of reality and is chanted while meditating. ALSO READ: #VirushkaDivorce Insanely Trends On Twitter Days After A MLA Suggests Virat Kohli Should Divorce Anushka Sharma
Kohli also has a Japanese Samurai which is based on Bushido code on his left arm. This tattoo speaks about the 7 qualities of a warrior - Gi which means Justice, Yu indicates Courage, Jin means Benevolence, Rei as Politeness, Makoto explains Honesty, Meiyo means Honor and Chugi means Loyalty.
Artistic Tribal Tattoo
Besides this Virat has an artistic tribal tattoo on his right forearm which means loyalty of an individual towards his clan. This might come from him being a professional and his loyalty towards the Indian cricket team. ALSO READ: INSIDE Anushka Sharma And Virat Kohli's Luxurious, Classy And Sophisticated Sea-Facing Home - PICS
Career Highs- 175- 269
The last 2 tattoos Kohli flaunts are related to his profession – 175 and 269. 177 was inked on his left arm when he marked his debut in ODI format in the year 2008 being the 175th player representing India and 269 marks him being the 269th player to play test matches representing India. ALSO READ: Anushka Sharma-Virat Kohli Wow Fans With Their Chemistry In New Ad Film; Cricketer’s Excitement Over ‘Chhole Bhature’ Is Unmissable-WATCH
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