December 25, the day on which everyone’s mood turns into festive, be it a commoner or a celebrity. Each year, every individual eagerly awaits this time of the year to celebrate the occasion with their friends or loved ones. Christmas Day is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ and is also the start of the Christian liturgical year, which initiates the 12 days of Christmastide and the same goes on to until January 5.

On this jolly occasion, sporting fraternity like Virat Kohli, David Beckham, Cristiano Ronaldo,  Rafael Nadal, PV Sindhu, among others have taken to social media to extend their Christmas wishes to the fans across the globe. Here are some special posts from some renowned names:


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Here are my Christmas treats. Make sure you have yours. #MerryChristmas!

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Feliz Natal! Merry Christmas!

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Feliz Navidad a todos!A post shared by Rafa Nadal (@rafaelnadal) on


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Merry Christmas to everyone who celebrates today! A post shared by Ana Ivanovic (@anaivanovic) on


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Pois, na cidade de Davi, vos nasceu hoje o Salvador, que é Cristo, o Senhor. Lucas 2:11

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Wishing everyone a Merry Christmas from me and baby Santa #nephewlove#babysanta#loveyouaaryan#A post shared by sindhu pv (@pvsindhu1) on


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Merry Christmas, ya filthy animals…!A post shared by Kevin Pietersen (@kp24) on


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Merry Christmas

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After the Christmas celebrations, a much hectic sporting schedule awaits your favourite sportspersons will be seen in action on the Boxing Day. For local fans, this days holds special relevance as India will take on Australia in the third Test of the four-match series at the iconic Melbourne Cricket Ground starting on Wednesday.The No.1 ranked team presently stands on level terms with Australia. India had managed to script a historic win at the Adelaide Oval, before a relentless batting performance from Usman Khawaja and Tim Paine in Perth helped Australia defeat India in the second Test.