India’s World Cup winning captain, Anup Kumar has announced retirement on Wednesday. Anup Kumar was given Arjuna Award for his contribution to the game.
A man who left an unmatchable, everlasting legacy on the mat bids the game goodbye today.
— Jaipur Pink Panthers (@JaipurPanthers) December 19, 2018
35-year-old Anup started his career in 2006 at South Asian games in Sri Lanka. Anup Kumar was a part of the gold-winning team in 2010 and 2014 Asian Team. Anup Kumar won the Pro Kabaddi League with UMumba in season 2.
Anup Kumar is often called as Bonus Ka Badshah because of his ability to pick bonus. Commentators call him Captain Cool. He is the player known for his honesty for the game and earned respect from the opponents.
Fans on Twitter combine to wish there departing Legend.
Incredible tactician & a wonderful leader of men!
— Suhail Chandhok (@suhailchandhok) December 19, 2018
There is no alternate of few people
— Sharang Dhomse (@ranga_ssd) December 19, 2018
He’ll be missed
All the best @IamAnupK for your future endeavours. You’re my favourite Kabbadi player and a true inspiration to all. Thanks for all the memories, will personally miss seeing you on the Kabbadi mat.#AnupKumar
— Amol Chavan (@amol_chavan21) December 19, 2018
— Mahesh (@Dhoni74Mahesh) December 20, 2018
Bonus Ka Badshah
#anupkumar captain of kabaddi worldcup winner india.
King of bonus
Reason for watching kabaddi
— Karan (@Karan69280681) December 19, 2018
Few are those men in sports who are loved and respected not only by their own team but also by the opposition. @IamAnupK is that man. Wishing my dear friend and a kabaddi legend #AnupKumar a fantastic retirement from the sport. सी यू ऑन द अदर साइड अनूप भाई pic.twitter.com/MCvV8XjKJi
— Mantra (@mantramugdh) December 20, 2018