Jay Zaveri the talented actor who is presently seen in Sony TV’s Appnapan Badalte Rishton Ka Bandhan, is a sports freak. He enjoys witnessing some major sports events and also loves playing a few of them.

In a candid chat with IWMBuzz.com, Jay talks about his passion for sports.

Check them here.

Your favourite sports:

Sports play a very important part in everyone’s life. My favourite will be cricket, football, tennis and Formula I Racing.

Favourite sports person/people:

Dhoni in cricket, Roger Federer in tennis, Lionel Messi in football and Michael Schumacher in Racing.

Which sport do you indulge in playing?

During my school days, I used to play football. Whenever I get time, I play cricket, badminton. I want to start playing football again. I am up for any kind of sporting event.

Your favorite memory watching a particular game/ sport:

Definitely Sachin Tendulkar’s 143 not out during the Sharjah Cup, where there was the desert storm. That has been my favourite memory.

How will you rate your eagerness to play a sport? 

I am up for playing any kind of sports.

Your favourite memory playing a sport:

During my school days, when I used to play football, we reached the Semis of Interschool State Level Championship. During the match, I was playing as a defender. The ball came to me and I moved ahead and finally ended up scoring a goal. That was one of my favourite moments while playing the sport.

If you were given a chance to indulge in a sports activity what will it be?

I want to play Celebrity Sports events that happen.

Your favourite food to munch while watching sports:

I am so concentrated on watching the match that I forget to do anything else. So I don’t have any favourite food. Something to nibble works.

Your Eureka moment from sports will be:

All the India-Pakistan matches are a treat to watch.

Your inspirational quote related to sports will be:

I am a very competitive person when it comes to sports. I play to win. The quote that works for me is “It is not the will to win that matters, everyone does that. It is the will to prepare to win”. This is what I live by when it comes to sports.