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‘Chhetri Chhetri’ chants echo in VYBK as Sunil Chhetri leads India for one last time

‘Chhetri Chhetri’ chants echo in VYBK as Sunil Chhetri leads India for one last time

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It’s the final countdown! It is a huge moment for the Indian Football Team as Sunil Chhetri dons the national team colours for one last time. The Indian skipper is set to hang his boots as India take on Kuwait in the 2nd Round of the FIFA World Cup Qualifiers. As he stepped onto the field for the India vs Kuwait game, the crowd went berserk with ‘Chhetri, Chhetri’ chants echoing throughout the stadiums.

‘Chhetri Chhetri’ chants all over VYBK

For 19 years, Sunil Chhetri has been the cornerstone of Indian Football. The ‘Captain, Leader, Legend has not just been synonymous to the game but also an inspiration to many. Ahead of the match, a flurry of fans were spotted chanting “Chhetri, Chhetri” before entering the stadium.

Even when the team took the field before the kick off the Blue Tigers were met with a rousing reception. The fans unfurled some beautiful tifos for Chhetri as they looked to gift the legendary player a fitting farewell.

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A legacy unmatched

Sunil Chhetri’s legacy for the Indian Football Team remains unmatched. Since making his debut in 2005, the captain has went on to score 94 goals in 150 appearances for India. Sunil Chhetri is in fact the third highest goalscorer in the world just after Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo.

Indian Football Team will aim to give the Captain a perfect sendoff with a win in the crucial India vs Kuwait game. A win today will not only be a fitting end to Chhetri’s career but also nearly secure India’s place in the next round of the qualifiers.

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