Spanish football club Real Madrid thanked Indian star batsman Rohit Sharma for his presence at El Clasico which the hosts won after they blanked arch-rivals Barcelona 2-0 at Santiago Bernabeu on Sunday.
Rohit Sharma, who is the brand ambassador of La Liga in India, is a die hard fan of the 33-time league champions.
Real Madrid took to their official Instagram handle and posted a picture with the Indian vice-captain. They presented Sharma with club's jersey. The number on the jersey was 45 with 'RO' printed on it.
RM captioned "It was great to have @RohitSharma45 at the Bernabéu!#RMFans | #HalaMadrid."
The right-hand batsman thanked the club for the experience. He commented to the post saying, "@realmadrid #HalaMadrid what a win the other night and thank you for the experience."
Rohit Sharma has been off the field for team India since New Zealand T20I series which they triumphed 5-0. He had sustained a calf injury during the final T20I against the Black Caps in Mount Maunganui.
India suffered a whitewash in ODI and Tests against New Zealand in Sharma's absence. The Men in Blue are scheduled to play South Africa for three-match ODI series starting on March 12 in Dharamshala.