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Revisiting Sunil Chhetri's journey through the years

Revisiting Sunil Chhetri's journey through the years

Sunil Chhetri. The name is more than enough to ring a bell in the minds of Indian football freaks. The 39-year-old is only 11 goals shy of FIFA World Cup 2022 winner and seven-time Ballon D’Or winner Lionel Messi and 31 goals away from Cristiano Ronaldo's tally as the third-highest active goal scorer in international men’s football. (Pic: AFP/@IndianFootball/Twitter)

03 August,2023 01:20 PM IST | Srijanee Majumdar
Five talking points from India's record-extending SAFF Championship triumph

Five talking points from India's record-extending SAFF Championship triumph

Goalkeeper Gurpreet Singh Sandhu reigned supreme once again after he saved a crucial penalty kick in the summit clash to help India beat Kuwait 5-4 in the shootout and clinch SAFF Championship title for the ninth time on Tuesday. After five rounds of penalty kicks, the scoreline remained 4-4 and the sudden death rule was applied. Mahesh Naorem scored but a diving Sandhu saved Kuwait captain Khaled Hajiah's shot to the wild celebration of the home fans and India dug out. (Pic: @indianfootball/Twitter)

05 July,2023 12:20 PM IST | Srijanee Majumdar
SAFF Championship: Key talking points after India held to 1-1 draw by Kuwait

SAFF Championship: Key talking points after India held to 1-1 draw by Kuwait

Indian talisman Sunil Chhetri worked his magic once more but India had to split points with Kuwait after an acrimonious 1-1 draw in their last group match in the SAFF Championship on Tuesday. (Pic: AFP/Twitter)

28 June,2023 09:24 PM IST | Srijanee Majumdar
SAFF Championships 2023: Key takeaways from India vs Pakistan encounter

SAFF Championships 2023: Key takeaways from India vs Pakistan encounter

India's talismanic captain Sunil Chhetri became the second-highest Asian goal-scorer in international football on Wednesday with a glittering hat-trick lacing India's 4-0 win over Pakistan in their SAFF Championship opener. (Pic: AFP/@IndianFootball/Twitter)

21 June,2023 10:38 PM IST | Editor
What makes captain Sunil Chhetri a force to be reckoned with?

What makes captain Sunil Chhetri a force to be reckoned with?

The name is more than enough to ring a bell in the minds of Indian football freaks. Chhetri is only 14 goals shy of FIFA World Cup 2022 winner Lionel Messi and five-time Ballon D’Or winner Cristiano Ronaldo as the third-highest active goal scorer in international men’s football. (Pic: AFP/@IndianFootball/Twitter)

21 June,2023 10:28 PM IST | Editor
Photos: Happy Birthday Sunil Chhetri

Photos: Happy Birthday Sunil Chhetri

Sunil Chettri needs no introduction. He is arguably India's greatest ever football player and a role model of an athlete who has a down to Earth personality and a hardworking nature; no wonder he is so likeable. As a footballer, he is often the difference maker for the team and will go down as one of India's best professional sports players of all time. Pictures Courtesy/Official Instagram account of Sunil Chhetri

03 August,2022 09:03 AM IST
Yearender 2021: Kohli, Messi -  Sports stars who entered the record books!

Yearender 2021: Kohli, Messi - Sports stars who entered the record books!

The year 2021 was quite an eventful one in the world of sports. Many sports stars across different categories went on to create history with new records set and old ones broken. As the year 2021 comes to a close, we list some star players who etched their names into the history books. Pictures/ AFP

28 December,2021 02:43 PM IST
Exploring Sunil Chhetri's romantic side with his wife Sonam

Exploring Sunil Chhetri's romantic side with his wife Sonam

India's footballing superstar, Sunil Chhetri, celebrates his birthday today. Chhetri always showcases his loyalty on and off the field. As he turns a year older, we take you through some adorable pictures of the Indian striker with his beautiful wife Sonam Bhattacharya that will surely show you a different side to him. (Pics/ Sunil Chhetri Instagram and Sonam Bhattacharya Instagram)

03 August,2019 11:37 AM IST

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