Virat Kohli is a famous Indian Cricket player. He is popularly known in the country for his aggressive batting style. Virat Kohli has been the Captain of the Indian Cricket Team. Another thing people love about him is his looks, physique and definitely his tattoos. Here we have given a description of each of his 11 tattoos. Each of his tattoos has a story and tells us about a turning point in the life of this cricketer.
1.GOD’S EYE Tattoo
This first tattoo is made on his left shoulder. It is 'God's Eye.' Kohli explains this tattoo saying “I call it God’s eye. It is the all-seeing eye. Everything that is happening all around us is being watched and someone is there always keeping a count of everything you are doing. So this makes you feel connected in a way and makes you understand the essence of life. What we should be doing as a human being and what our goals in life are."
2. Japanese Samurai Tattoo
There is a tattoo of a Japanese Samurai warrior with a raised sword on his upper left arm. One of his favorite tattoos, Kohli finds his strength from this sword and has studied the values of self-discipline and self-constraint from the Samurai. The Samurais have been depicted as the warriors of earlier times Japan who believed in living their lives with loyalty to their master, self-discipline and ethical behavior.
There is a tattoo on his left arm of his ODI cap number "175".
There is another such tattoo on his upper left hand of his Test Cap number '269'. We know that this tattoo is also important to Virat Kohli when he said, “These numbers will always remain with me cuz looking back 200 years from now, my name will be right there in front of these numbers. These numbers are special to me so I decided to get them inked.”
5.His Mother's Name
There is another tattoo of his mother's name on his upper left arm, ‘Saroj’.
Read More: Virat Kohli remains India's most valuable celebrity for 3rd straight year
6.His Father's Name
Apart from his mother's name, Kohli got his father’s name inscribed on his left hand. Both his father and mother supported him all throughout his life. He respects his parents and has a special place for them in his heart.
7.Lord Shiva Tattoo
He got the tattoo of Lord Shiva on his left forearm. Virat Kohli worships Lord Shiva. So, he got a tattoo of Lord Shiva with the picture of him meditating on the mount Kailash near Lake Mansarovar.
He has a Monastery inscribed on his left shoulder. This tattoo is the symbol of a place of complete peace and power.
He even has a Scorpio Tattoo on his upper right arm. Scorpio is his zodiac sign that he got inked on his right bicep.
10.OM Tattoo on Shoulder
He also got an OM tattoo (the religious letter in Hinduism, ) near the God’s Eye tattoo on his shoulder. The Om tattoo is a symbol of spiritualism. The symbol is the universal sound, which is the most consistent thing in the whole universe. Kohli says, “I have started to understand this now… So, I now realize is that I’m meant to be where I am and this is not something random,”
Got a Tribal Tattoo on his right forearm. This tattoo is a symbol of aggression so Kohli got this tattoo.
Read More: 15 Interesting Facts about Virat Kohli