Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday shared a charming picture of himself from his heyday in the ’80s. The image was posted on his Instagram with the caption, ‘1989’.
PM Imran Khan is seen wearing a greyish-black sweater with a pair of black pants in the image. The picture seems to be clicked outside Pakistan. The social media post did not reveal much about the whereabouts of the image.
Khan’s image, however, garnered immense traction on social media. The post has garnered more than 213,081 likes on Instagram. His fans and followers have flooded his Instagram with messages of adulation. Netizens posted prayers for his success and long life on Instagram.
The humongous reaction of internet users speaks of the fame and popularity Khan enjoys among people. His fans believe he is as charismatic in his old age as he was as a cricketer in his youth which was further proven yesterday when he beat Indian skipper Virat Kohli in an online poll.
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Khan, on Wednesday, defeated Virat Kohli in an online poll conducted by the International Cricket Council (ICC) polls on the social media platform of Twitter. ICC had conducted an online poll asking the users about who they think is the cricketing giant from the options given. The options included Indian skipper Virat Kohli, South African player AB de Villiers, Meg Laming, and former Pakistani cricketer Imran Khan.
PM Imran Khan won the poll as thousands of his fans and followers had voted for him. Interestingly, PM Khan edged out Indian skipper Kohli in the poll with a narrow margin. Kohli had received 46% votes while PM Khan had secured 47% votes. South African player bagged 6% votes and Meg Lamming had received 0.5% votes.
Fans and followers of PM Khan inundated Twitter with hilarious reactions. Several Pakistani social media users jeered India on social media for losing the online poll.
The joyous fans shared images of PM Khan lifting the ICC World Cup 1992 on social media. Meanwhile, short videos of Khan playing cricket matches appeared on Twitter.