Kolkata: Seven-time Tour de France champion, Lance Armstrong's great fall from the grace is not enough for India all-rounder Yuvraj Singh to change his opinion about the American cyclist who had been slapped with a ban for use of performance-enhancing drugs.
"I've read everything that has come out on him. I sent him a New Year message saying that he would always be my hero no matter what the world says.
"Coming back from cancer and achieving so much makes him great. He is an idol. You see super heroes in fiction, he's a real life hero," Yuvraj, who also survived cancer after undergoing three cycles of chemotherapy, said on Wednesday.