Rohit in ‘beautiful Madrid’ for El Clasico

Mount Maunganui: India's Rohit Sharma celebrates his half century during the 5th T20I between India and New Zealand at Bay Oval, Mount Maunganui in New Zealand on Feb 2, 2020. (Photo: Surjeet Yadav/IANS)

Madrid:  India’s opening batsman Rohit Sharma is in Madrid with his wife Ritika Sajdeh and daughter Samaira for the much awaited match between Spanish football giants Barcelona and Real Madrid.

Rohit, who is the brand ambassador for La Liga in India, has said in the past that he is an ardent supporters of Real Madrid.

“So good to be in beautiful Madrid for #ElClasico can’t wait for the game tomorrow
@LaLigaEN (sic.),” Rohit tweeted with a photo of him posing in the streets of the Spanish capital.

La Liga’s English twitter handle replied to Rohit saying, “Enjoy hitman!”

Rohit had to sit out of India’s ongoing Test series against New Zealand due to a calf injury he suffered in the fifth T20I of the tour at the Bay Oval in Mount Maunganui.