Meet Agata Isabella: Italian Football Star Cheers for Virat Kohli in Cricket”

Italian women’s footballer Agata Isabella Centasso has recently made headlines for expressing her admiration for former Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli. Responding to a question about her favorite Indian cricketer, Centasso shared a picture of Virat Kohli in the national jersey, accompanied by a “GOAT” (Greatest of All Time) emoji.

Agata Isabella’s Football Journey

Playing for Venezia in Serie B, the second division women’s football competition in Italy, Centasso wears the No. 90 jersey. Beyond her love for cricket, she has also showcased her skills on the football field. Her introduction to cricket happened nearly a year ago, thanks to her friends from India who share a passion for the sport.

Social Media Presence

Centasso has a considerable presence on social media platforms, with over 104,000 followers on X and more than 71,000 on Instagram. Her accounts reflect her regular sharing of pictures, providing glimpses of both her on-field and off-field moments.

Request to Italian PM Giorgia Meloni

After Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni posted a picture with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi from the COP28 Conference in the UAE, Centasso took the opportunity to make a request. She asked Meloni to get herself the Indian cricket team’s jersey, adding an interesting twist to her social media interactions.


Interaction with Indian Social Media Users

Centasso’s comment to Meloni sparked attention from Indian social media users, leading to increased engagement. Since then, she has been actively responding to various questions and comments from her newfound audience on X.

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