Before becoming a professional cricketer, MS Dhoni had a keen interest in football and was even selected as the goalkeeper for a district-level football team in his home state of Jharkhand
Dhoni is an avid lover of bikes and has a notable collection of motorcycles. One of his most prized possessions is a limited-edition Confederate Hellcat X132, which is one of the most expensive motorcycles in the world.
Despite his calm and composed demeanor on the field, Dhoni has a passion for extreme sports. He is known to enjoy activities like paragliding, skydiving, and racing go-karts in his spare time.
Dhoni holds the honorary rank of Lieutenant Colonel in the Indian Territorial Army. He underwent two weeks of basic training with the Parachute Regiment in 2011 and has continued to serve the army on various occasions.
Dhoni has a deep interest in organic farming and owns a farm in his hometown of Ranchi. He is actively involved in promoting organic farming techniques and sustainable agriculture in rural areas.