11. Political remarks
Tendulkar has time and again proved that he’s a loyal citizen of the nation who gives his utmost while representing the nation donning the blue jersey. He once said that “Mumbai belongs to India. That is how I look at it. And I am a Maharashtrian and I am extremely proud of that, but I am an Indian first”. Even though it was appreciated by many, it did not settle well with the Shiv Sena Supremo Bal Thackeray. He passed comments on Tendulkar saying that he’s leaving his crease and entering the political arena.