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7 things about MS Dhoni you may not know

MS Dhoni
Not every aspect of Dhoni’s life is common knowledge
Modified 07 Jul 2016
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India's most successful, MS Dhoni is always in the public eye. Whether it is his exploits on the pitch or the endorsements off it, there is hardly a thing that the 35-year-old without it making the news. Yet there are some things about him that not everyone is aware of.

While everyone knows that he was a goalkeeper at cool, did you know that he also played another game? Of his many hairstyles, his most famous is the long hair that he used to sport at the start of his career, but do you know the reason behind it? Well then, here are some things you may not know about MS Dhoni.

Here are 7 things about MS Dhoni you may not know:

#1 Life outside cricket

MS Dhoni
Dhoni has more than his fair share of endorsements

Although MS Dhoni is no longer a shareholder in Rhiti Sports, it wasn't too long ago that the Indian captain had a 15 per cent stake in the sports management company, which had Indian cricketers as their clients. Although some accused him of having conflict of interest, the firm has since cleared the air and admitted that Dhoni has no stakes now and was a shareholder for only a brief period.

That though, hasn't stopped him from investing in sports apart from cricket. Along with Sahara India Pariwar, the 35-year-old is a co-owner of Ranchi Rays, who are a Ranchi-based hockey club who take part in the Hockey India League. MS Dhoni's love for bikes is common knowledge and he co-partners with Akkineni Nagarjuna in the Supersport World Championship where his team Mahi Racing Team India take part.

As a avid football fan and his time from playing in Chennai for the Chennai Super Kings, it should come as no surprise that he is a co-owner along with Abhishek Bachchan and Vita Dani, of Chennaiyin FC, who take part in the Indian Super League.

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Published 07 Jul 2016, 03:31 IST
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