Virat Kohli has left for the ICC World Cup 2019 on board an Emirates flight from Mumbai in the early hours of Wednesday. The batting maestro and Team India captain carries in his kit bag a Virat Kohli X PUMA Gold Spike 19.1, a collectors’ edition specially curated for Kohli for the ICC World Cup 2019 in England and Wales.
Kohli during the World Cup will be sporting the white and gold sneaker, dedicated to him by the German sportswear and footwear giant. Kohli is Puma’s brand ambassador and a co-owner in the One8 range of sports products.
My World Cup 🏆 spikes are here – decked in gold & white! Super excited to show you the PUMA one8 Gold Spike Collector’s Edition! Cheers for crafting this limited-edition pair for me, @pumacricket. 😊 Let’s go create history together. 🙌 #PUMAone8GoldSpike @myntra @flipkart pic.twitter.com/4q4wlowtpe— Virat Kohli (@imVkohli) May 21, 2019
“I am humbled to receive this special treatment from my PUMA family. With a very important tournament ahead of us, I am excited to take the field in PUMA’s custom-made Golden Shoe. I have always loved white and gold and the design truly complements my needs I terms of fit and style,” said Kohli.
The shoe also boasts of Puma’s EVA midsole which delivers maximum comfort along with enhanced stability.
Later in May, the first pair from the collection of 150 will be auctioned in London. This edition has been priced at ₹19,999.