Deepika Padukone to unveil trophy at World Cup final?

(Photo via Deepika Padukone on Instagram)

The World Cup is officially underway, with the knockout rounds now in progress.

The final is set to take place on December 18th and there are reports that Deepika Padukone will unveil the much coveted trophy before the start of that match.

This report has popped up on quite a few news platforms in India including India Today and Times of India.

At this time however, there hasn’t been any public word yet from Deepika herself.

If it is indeed true, the 36-year-old will be the first actor to receive such an honour at the world’s most-watched sporting event.