NEW DELHI, June 3: Throwing his weight behind the national football skipper Sunil Chhetri, who issued an emotional plea for support, Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli today urged the fans to throng stadiums and watch the team play.
Chhetri, who is set to play his 100th match in national jersey against Kenya in the Intercontinental Cup in Mumbai tomorrow, has requested the Indian sports fans through a video uploaded on his Twitter handle to come and watch the team play.
His plea got the backing of Kohli who said the people of the country should accept and support all the sports equally so that India becomes a sporting nation.
�My good friend and Indian football captain posted (video) sometime back. I want to request everyone to watch Indian football team play. Anyone who loves any kind of sport, go and cheer the team at the stadium because they are working hard.� � PTI