Explained: Here’s Why #ViratKohli Is Trending With Goat Emoji On Twitter

Cricket fans on Twitter have used a new trend today, which is a #ViratKohli with an emoji of a next to it. Quite a few fans might be confused with the trend, but the meaning of the goat emoji is GOAT, which stands for Greatest Of All Time.

A Twitter user explained that the Twitter community has a special GOAT club. Whenever a user uses the hashtag of that celebrity, then the goat emoji comes up in the suggestion. Before Virat Kohli, four other celebrities also got this emoji. The list includes tennis legend Rafael Nadal, football stars Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi, and also Indian movie star Prabhas.

Virat is the second Indian after Prabhas to join this unique club. You can check out the club and the #ViratKohli with a goat emoji right here.

Virat Kohli is undoubtedly among the greatest of all time in cricket history. The right-handed batter first won the ICC U-19 World Cup in 2008 as the Indian U-19 captain and then broke into the senior team.

He took some time before cementing his place in the senior Indian cricket team, but now he is among the world’s best batters. He was the captain of the Indian men’s cricket team in all three formats of international cricket, but he stepped down from the position recently.

Along with #ViratKohli, two more Indian cricketers have got their GOAT Emoji trending

The Twitter users quickly trended #RohitSharma and #MSDhoni with GOAT emojis after noticing that #ViratKohli was trending the same way.

Now, the golden trio of Indian cricket has its name with a goat emoji trending on Twitter. It will be interesting to see if the cricket community on the microblogging platform continues this trend or switches back to normal soon. Nevertheless, it was a special day for cricket fans on Twitter.

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