Sunil Chhetri is the captain of Indian football team. He is an all-time top goalscorer for the Indian national team, with 65 goals.
Sunil Chhetri Biography-Career and Family
Sunil Chhetri began his career with Mohun Bagan of the National Football League after playing with City FC of New Delhi. Chhetri had scored four goals as Mohun Bagan finished in seventh place in the table.
Sunil Chhetri signed JCT in 2005. He scored three goals in total in that season.
Also, he scored three hat-tricks against Delhi. In 2008, Sunil Chhetri signed for I-League side East Bengal. He also helped East Bengal to make a place in Semifinals. His only goal made it happen. Sunil Chhetri also brought a lot of interests towards him from foreign countries. Major League Soccer Team were interested in him. It was Los Angeles Galaxy and D.C United.
Furthermore, after ending the contract with East Bengal, Chhetri signed a two-year contract with I-League, Dempo on 22 May 2009. In the contract, it stated that he can leave for future matches to aboard if he wanted to.
Likewise, he began by playing against Salgaocar and winning by 3-2. He led the team to the semi-finals.
Chhetri was picked up by Mumbai City in Rs. 1.2 crore. He was the most expensive footballer of that time. He is the pole position of All-time top scorers for Mumbai City FC.
Bengaluru FC announced, Sunil Chhetri has signed a 1-year contract with the club.
As a result, it led to reverting ownership right from Mumbai City. Chhetri scored twice as Bengaluru FC won the 2016 AFC Cup Semi Final tie. He beat Johor Darul Ta’zim in Bengaluru.
Finally, he won the “Hero of the League” title in the League series.
Furthermore, he also became the top scorer for the Bengaluru FC on the league.
He has twin sisters who played for Nepal Football league. Sunil Chhetri is married to his longtime girlfriend, Sonam Bhattacharya.
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