5 Things Which Made Boom Boom Afridi Larger Than Life!

The pakistani girls woo over him for his looks, the children out there in pakistan consider him as a role model and loves him for the way he plays. Boom Boom Shahid Afridi was probably by far the most dynamic and popular player ever produced by Pakistan!

Flamboyant Attitude!

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Afridi was one of those players who was always bold, brat and outspoken. His ‘I don’t give a damn attitude’ made him a mass favorite. Apart from his flamboyant behavior on and off the field, he was equally a maniac batsman and a wicket-taking bowler who bamboozled the best of the teams in the world. Shahid Afridi was one of the people’s favorite because he always voiced his opinions on everything, he never minced words in expressing himself and was always straightforward.

Aggression!

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Shahid Afridi is always pumped up and his blood is always on the highest adrenaline levels! He will start hitting boundaries and sixes right from the first ball and try to do that in every delivery, his on field verbal duels with opposite team players or the way he bowls in attacking style, his trademark way of celebrating wickets, aggression flows out from him!

Energetic Nature and Power!

Pakistan cricketers Shahid Afridi (R) and Umar Akmal celebrate the dismissal of Sri Lankan captain Mahela Jayawardene during the fifth and final one-day international (ODI) match between Sri Lanka and Pakistan at the R. Premadasa Stadium in Colombo on June 18, 2012. AFP PHOTO/Ishara S.KODIKARA (Photo credit should read Ishara S.KODIKARA/AFP/GettyImages)

Having just players like him around, on the field or in the dressing room can lift up the spirits and energy levels of everyone around them, such was his energetic nature and when it comes to power, we all know how hard he can smash the ball or how far can he make the ball reach! Always a treat to watch! Just his mere presence is enough to fear the opposition teams even though he may be out of form or not performing well consistently all the time!

Looks & Charisma!

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A typical handsome pathan, well built, stylish full beard, fair skin and that long locks of hair has made him Women’s favorite and a heartthrob too! Add to it his charismatic personality which makes him one of the most entertaining characters to watch on the field.

Patriotism!

COLOMBO, SRI LANKA - MARCH 03: Shahid Afridi (L) of Pakistan celebrates with Ahmed Shehzad (R) after taking the wicket of Harvir Baidwan during the Canada v Pakistan 2011 ICC World Cup Group A match at the R. Premadasa Stadium on March 3, 2011 in Colombo, Sri Lanka. (Photo by Michael Steele/Getty Images)

His love for the Country can never be judged. The amount of passion, hard work, aggression, dedication and madness he shows on the field is all because he loves his country and the people of his country. Afridi always wanted to entertain people, had he wanted to play for records, he was talented enough to slow his game and score innumerable runs and centuries!

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