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Lockdown: What Kohli, Rafa, Ronaldo have been up to

April 17, 2020 09:25 IST

What happens when sports stars have all the free time at hand and no play?

Norma Godinho finds out...

Study time for Ronaldo

IMAGE: Cristiano Ronaldo is spending time studying.
'Always challenge yourself! For me it's time to study,' the Juventus and Portugal forward says with this picture on his Instagram page. Photograph: Kind courtesy Cristiano Ronaldo/Instagram


Warner, the superdad

IMAGE: David Warner croons with his daughters.
'Ok I have zero idea what's going on, but have been told to do tik tok by my 5yr old angels. @davidbullwarner31 and I have zero followers I need some help please and they love @tonesandi,' the Australian and Sunrisers Hyderabad opener posts on Instagram alongside a video. Photograph: Kind courtesy David Warner/Instagram


Kitchen confidential with Rafa

IMAGE: We'd like to believe that the kitchen is Rafael Nadal's second most favourite place in the world after the tennis court.
In a video, a broad smile on his face, Rafa is seen whipping eggs for a sponge cake he was baking during lockdown.
'I am overwhelmed with work at home. It would be easier to be in the Monte Carlo tournament (which played this week) training 3 hours of tennis. But for now, it is what he plays and with a good face! Then I put a photo of the result And what was said, to cheer up!!' the tennis ace quips. Photograph: Kind courtesy Rafael Nadal/Instagram


Virushka's Love Aaj Kal

IMAGE: We can only sigh and hope to find someone who looks at us the way Virat Kohli looks at Anushka Sharma.
In this intimate picture, the skipper posted on social media, Virat writes: 'Knowledge of what truly matters in life is a blessing.' Photograph: Kind courtesy Virat Kohli/Twitter


Vineeth does good

IMAGE: With India under lockdown, football star C K Vineeth has stepped up to help out people in his hometown Kannur in Kerala by joining a government helpline centre.
The Jamshedpur FC and India forward was contacted by the Kerala Sports Council about the helpline and he didn't think twice.
Vineeth, centre, intends to continue working at the helpline centre till the end of the lockdown. Photograph: AIFF Media


No social distancing for Pliskova twins

IMAGE: Karolina Pliskova with her twin Kristina Pliskova.
Posted on the World No 3 lady tennis star's Instapage, it notes'Normally not taking this kind of pictures, but what is normal now'. Photograph: Kind courtesy Karolina Pliskova/Instagram


Subashish plays Good Samaritan

IMAGE: Subhashish Bose, the Indian footballer, feeds the homeless and jobless in his home town Subhasgram in the South 24 Parganas, West Bengal.
'It was such a satisfaction to hand over some food items to many known faces whom I have known,' says the Mumbai FC defender. Photograph: AIFF Media


Jeje donates blood

IMAGE: Indian footballer Jeje Lalpekhlua donates blood at the Synod Hospital in Durtlang, Mizoram.
Jeje joined hands with the Young Mizo Association, the largest non-governmental organisation in Mizoram. Photograph: AIFF Media