Sunil Chhetri becomes the second highest goal scorer in the world

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Sunil Chhetri becomes the second highest goal scorer in the world. Sunil Chhetri overtook Lionel Messi (65) by completing 67 goals in his international football career. Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo is the highest scorer with 85 from 154 matches.

In the recently held Asian Cup 2019, India defeated Thailand by 4-1 and Indian football team got its first Asian Cup win over past five decades. Sunil Chhetri said that this was the best match of my career.

Indian football team caption ‘Sunil Chhetri’ instated two goals himself in the game against Thailand and replaced Lionel Messi as the second highest goal scorer in the international football history. Cristiano Ronaldo possesses the first position by having hit 85 goals in his international football career.

Sunil Chhetri (67) has now represented himself as the second highest goal scorer in the world just behind Cristiano Ronaldo. Cristiano Ronaldo has got the first position as the most top scorer in the world by scoring 85 goals in 154 international matches since 2003.

As we all know that football is not quite a famous sport among Indians, the Indian football team was represented itself as the best football team in Aisa in the ’60s but after that Indian football team didn’t get too much attention in the past 5 decades as they have not been a very qualified team in the world. Nowadays Indian football team is performing quite well in recent few years and has been gaining a lot of attention of Indian sports lovers.

Sunil Chhetri has emerged as a big brand for the Indian football team as he has taken Indian team at among the best teams in the world during his captaincy. Chhetri was born on 3rd of August 1984 in Secunderabad, India. Recently Sunil Chhetri posted a video over his social networking accounts, requesting that “Abuse us, criticize us but please come to watch us,” we are trying our best to India as the best team in the International Football.

Talking more about Indian football team caption Sunil Chhetri, this 34-year-old legend comes from an Army family, his father has served as an officer in Corps of Electronic and Mechanical Engineers (EME) of the Indian Army. His father has also played football from Indian Army team, and Sunil Chhetri’s mother has been performed from Nepal Women’s National Team along with her two sisters.

Sunil Chhetri was very fascinated by football during his childhood days and started to play football at a young age. He has been noticed when he began his career by joining ‘Mohun Bugun’ club and continued to pursue his professional career further.


  • Cristiano Ronaldo (Portugal) – 85 goals in 154 games
  • Sunil Chhetri (India) – 67 in 105
  • Lionel Messi (Argentina) – 65 in 128
  • Neymar (Brazil) – 60 in 95


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