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MS Dhoni bends it like Beckham, curls in free-kick for Virat Kohli’s football team!

MS Dhoni scored twice as Virat Kohli-led All Hearts FC beat All Stars FC in a charity match in Mumbai. The former Indian cricket team captain scored one of his goals from free-kick

football Updated: Oct 16, 2017 14:40 IST
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India, Mumbai
Virat Kohli,MS Dhoni,Ranbir Kapoor
MS Dhoni celebrates with KL Rahul and Manish Pandey after scoring a goal in a charity football match. Dhoni fired a freekick that reminded of football icon David Beckham’s curling shots.(Satish Bate/HT Photo)

MS Dhoni’s football skills left the sizeable crowd gathered at the Andheri Sports Complex ecstatic as he curled one in ala David Beckham style in a charity football match that Virat Kohli-led All Hearts side won 7-3 against Abhishek Bachchan’s All Stars team.

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Dhoni scored a brace with the first being a long-ranger, while the second one from a free-kick.

MS Dhoni and actor Ranbir Kapoor in action during the Celebrity Clasico 2017 match. (PTI)

Dhoni curled over the opposition wall a perfectly taken free-kick, which with filmstars’ goalkeeper Mark Robinson had no answer.

He scored another goal and was fittingly awarded ‘Man of the match’ while playing for the All Hearts team led by Kohli against Junior Bachchan’s All Stars team.

Virat Kohli celebrates after his team scored in the charity football match. (Satish Bate/HT Photo)

Kohli’s fans were also not disappointed as he sprinted down the right flank to score once and then did an impromptu bhangra jig.

Virat Kohli vies for the ball with Ranbir Kapoor during the Celebrity Clasico 2017 match. (PTI)

Former India hockey captain PR Sreejesh and French Open mixed doubles champion Rohan Bopanna also played for Kohli’s team.

First Published: Oct 15, 2017 22:17 IST