India has made history as they claim the bronze medal in hockey after 49 years and their first podium in 41 years as they beat Germany 5-4 in the third-fourth place play-off match. Their victory has sparked joy among Indians who have taken to social media to shower Team India with love and praises. Bollywood celebrities, too, took to the platform to congratulate the team on their historic victory.
Superstar Shah Rukh Khan took to Twitter to praise their skills. He wrote, “Wow!! Indian Men’s Hockey Team Congratulations. Resilience and skill at its peak. What an exciting match.”
Wow!! Indian Men’s Hockey Team Congratulations. Resilience and skill at its peak. What an exciting match.
— Shah Rukh Khan (@iamsrk) August 5, 2021
Akshay Kumar wrote on the microblogging site, “Congratulations Team India on rewriting history! An Olympic medal after 41 years! What a match, what a comeback! #Tokyo2020″
— Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar) August 5, 2021
Actor and director Rahul Bose wrote, “The Indian men’s hockey team. You beauties. Well played, Germany. #OlympicBronze Congratulations @sports_odisha !”
And it’s a bronze !!!!!!! 💪🏾 https://t.co/xaZp4Mvwkl
— taapsee pannu (@taapsee) August 5, 2021
— Rahul Bose (@RahulBose1) August 5, 2021
Zabardast!!! India india !!! https://t.co/wQkiGGs0RA
— Swanand Kirkire (@swanandkirkire) August 5, 2021