“I truly couldn’t have asked for more” says Deepika Padukone as she became the first Indian in history to unveil the FIFA World Cup trophy!
It was a truly iconic moment for the country as superstar Deepika Padukone, the country’s biggest global brand ambassador unveiled the FIFA World Cup trophy last night at the Lusail Stadium. With this the actor, entrepreneur and mental health advocate became the first Indian in history to unveil the trophy.
Adding yet another global achievement to her trajectory, Deepika Padukone along with and former Spanish footballer Iker Casillas unveiled the winner’s trophy in a stadium full of screaming fans, at what can only be described as one of the most-watched and iconic games in sporting history.
Weighing 6.175 kgs and made of 18-carat gold and malachite, the trophy can only be touched and held by a very select group of people, which includes former winners of the FIFA World Cup and heads of state, making this a monumental global benchmark for Deepika Padukone.
Fans from across the globe immediately took to the digital platform to voice their praise and pride towards this epic moment in Deepika’s journey as a global icon. Referring to her as ‘The Queen of Creating History’, fans flooded her social media with comments as she brought home another proud moment for the country.
Taking to her social media, said Deepika Padukone, “From unveiling the FIFA World Cup trophy to witnessing one of the greatest games in sporting history, I truly couldn’t have asked for more.”