Sunil Chhetri: Indian Football legend bows out as third highest international scorer

Sunil Chhetri: Indian Football legend bows out as third highest international scorer
Sunil Chhetri: Indian Football legend bows out as third highest international scorer

Sunil Chhetri, with 94 international goals, currently ranks third in the world behind Lionel Messi (106) and Cristiano Ronaldo (128). At the age of 39, this renowned Indian striker recently announced his plans to retire at the end of the current season. In a poignant nearly 10-minute video shared on June against Kuwait.

During his 22-season career, Sunil Chhetri mainly played in India, notably with Bengaluru FC. However, he also briefly experienced football in the States, playing a single for Kansas , as well as a brief spell with Sporting’s reserve team. Considered a true legend of Indian football, he will leave the field with the prestigious title of top scorer in the history of the national team and the most capped player in the history of his country. The end of an era for Chhetri.

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