When it comes to men’s watches, the more iconic they are, the better. Every guy wants to sport a piece of history and brilliance on his wrist, and when a certain watch is endorsed or owned by a sport-star, then it becomes all the more desirable.
For men, sports hold a special meaning – and the biggest sportspersons in the world are often treated as icons. It quickly follows, then, that their style and fashion garners a huge fan following. Almost all such great personages of sport claim to own a stunning watch collection, and once a watch features in these lists, its status quickly rises to the level of legendary. Naturally, all men dream of owning the same watch as their favourite sportsmen – thus laying claim to the prestige that is associated with such a magical timepiece.
In this article, we feature three of the most iconic watches worn by superstars Virat Kohli, Cristiano Ronaldo and Roger Federer, respectively. The good news for you is that you can easily come to buy wrist watches mentioned below as the finest luxury watch dealers in India, such as Ethos Watch Boutiques, boast of a myriad wristwatch collection that features timepieces endorsed and owned by sportspersons and celebrities.
Without further ado, let’s dive right into the list:
Tissot T Classic Chemin Des Tourelles by Virat Kohli
In India, there is no bigger sports superstar at the moment than cricketer Virat Kohli. Often considered to be the best batsman in the world, Kohli has acquired a huge fan base over the years. What’s also interesting is that he is also a youth fashion icon, thanks to his own apparel range. Style and substance are Virat Kohli’s forte, and it is not surprising, then, that his favourite watch is from the Tissot T Classic Chemin Des Tourelles series. The mechanical watch masterpiece featured here is the Squelette Mechanical model which is one of the most sought after skeleton watches around. It features a 316L stainless steel case with sapphire crystal, a see-through case-back, and 46 hours of power reserve.
Tag Heuer Aquaracer 300M Calibre 16 by Cristiano Ronaldo
Football is the most widely followed sport in the world, and Cristiano Ronaldo of Portugal is often touted to be the best player. It’s Ronaldo’s will to win and courageous spirit that is so adequately symbolised in his cherished Tag Heuer Aquaracer 300M Calibre 16. This steely watch is for men who want to add a sense of sophistication to their style. Like Ronaldo’s perseverance, this watch is built to withstand the harshest of conditions, which is why it is ideal for professional racers and sailors. The sporty design has the trademark six signature studs on the rotating bezel, and the pristine blue dial further complements the wristwatch’s utterly polished look.
Rolex Cosmograph Daytona Platinum by Roger Federer
Roger Federer is another sports legend who is famous all over the world for his record-breaking feats and achievements in tennis. It is only fitting, then, that the Swiss maestro decorate his style with timeless Swiss-made Rolex watches. One of the Rolex timepieces that features in Roger’s bespoke collection is the mesmerising Rolex Cosmograph Daytona Platinum. Roger Federer lifted the 2012 Wimbledon trophy wearing this watch which is at the pinnacle of craftsmanship. The highly recognizable light blue dial, the Cerachrom bezel, the engraved trademark tachymetric scale, and the Caliber 4130 movement are some of the unique features of this watch.