The father-son duo loves sports to the core and keeps a close eye on any major sporting event of the world. Ardent football fans, Amitabh Bachchan and Abhishek Bachchan could not keep themselves away from the World Cup extravaganza. The duo flew down to St Petersburg, Russia, to watch the nail-biting France vs Belgium match, which the former won by 1-0.
Big B, who is a die-hard fan of Brazil, had expressed his disappointment on social media after they got eliminated from World Cup. Belgium defeated Brazil by 2-1 in the quarter-finals.
T 2858 - OKaaay .. DND off, and sadly so is Brazil .. a game played with passion and pride and bad luck on the part of the losers .. good luck to Belgium for the future ! Will still wear the Brazil jersey of the WC . tomorrow is another day ! pic.twitter.com/I5bWIIb85V— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) July 6, 2018
Abhishek, who regularly plays charitable football matches, is passionate about various sports and is a Brazilian suppoter too. The actor is a co-owner of Pro Kabaddi League franchise team, Jaipur Pink Panthers and Indian Super League (ISL) football team, Chennaiyin FC. His team Chennaiyin FC even won ISL 2015 and 2018.