ISL: Sunil Chhetri is the best ever Indian player, says Pune City boss Popovic

Mar 13, 2018, 10:36 IST | PTI

FC Pune City head coach Ranko Popovic called Sunil Chhetri the best ever Indian player

Sunil Chhetri
Sunil Chhetri

FC Pune City head coach Ranko Popovic called Sunil Chhetri the best ever Indian player. Bengaluru FC rode Chhetri's hat-trick to reach the final of the Indian Super League (ISL) 2017-18 season.

The India skipper's triple strike gave Bengaluru FC a 3-1 win in the semi-final second-leg on Sunday. "I think Sunil Chhetri is the best ever Indian player, and these kind of players know how to play in these kind of games. He scored a hat-trick, and he was the hero today. The young players should learn from this," said Popovic.

Ranko Popovic
Ranko Popovic

Praising Chhetri's efforts Bengaluru FC counterpart, Albert Roca said: "What can I say about him? He's an outstanding player. There are no words to define him. This was an important game, and he proved that he is always there when required."

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