Indian cricket sensation Virat Kohli has made his mark on the field with the exploits with the bat. Also, his charm, good looks and attitude have ensured that he is a hit off the field as well. Kohli has reportedly signed a Rs 10-crore per year deal with German sports goods giants Adidas, which is said to be the most lucrative contract signed by an Indian sportsperson. The three-year deal will see the 24-year-old endorsing the brand's shoes and apparel.
Recently Kohli was sued by rival sports brand Nike for an alleged breach of contract. However, the Karnantaka High Court ruled in favour of the batsman, allowing him to sign with other brands. Kohli and Nike were in a five-year deal, signed in 2008.
According to reports in a leading newspaper, Kohli has also recently signed with a tyre manufacturer, which is currently endorsed by Sachin Tendulkar and Steve Waugh as well. The 6.5-crore per annum deal is expected to take the him past Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Tendulkar in annual endorsement earnings.