Sunil Chhetri Birthday: Virat Kohli wishes Sunil Chhetri – Indian men’s football team captain, Sunil Chhetri celebrates his birthday today and is still considered one of the best footballers in India across the world. Indian cricketer Virat Kohli sent a special birthday message to his friend while wishing Chhetri on his 38th birthday. Sunil Chhetri is one of the most active scoring goal scorers alongside Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi in International football. Follow All Indian Football Updates and News on InsideSport.IN
Sunil Chhetri Birthday: Virat Kohli sends a SPECIAL birthday wish to Indian Football team captain Sunil Chhetri on his 38th birthday, Check out
An honestly hardworking man full of good values & compassion.A man I can call a true friend. Very grateful for the friendship we have skip.Always wish you the best. As you get a year younger I send you my best wishes & all the positivity your way. Happy birthday @chetrisunil11 ♥️
Sunil Chhetri Birthday: Virat Kohli sends a SPECIAL birthday wish to Sunil Chhetri on his 38th birthday
Sunil Chhetri who is the captain of the Indian football team is also the leading goal scorer in international football for India as well as in domestic football tournaments. The Asian football icon celebrates his 38th birthday today.
Virat Kohli took to Twitter to extend his wishes to Sunil Chhetri. Kohli wrote, “An honestly hardworking man full of good values & compassion. A man I can call a true friend. Very grateful for the friendship we have skip. Always wish you the best. As you get a year younger I send you my best wishes & all the positivity your way. Happy birthday @chetrisunil11″
Some of the Records that Sunil Chhetri currently holds
He is the all-time top goal scorer for the Indian national team, and he is also the most-capped player.
He is the highest goal scorer in Indian professional football leagues as well.
In 2011, Sunil Chhetri was awarded the SAFF championship player of the tournament
He has also been named the AIFF Player of the year five times — in 2007, 2011, 2013, 2014 and 2017.
He was the player of the tournament in the I-League in 2016-2017 and the Indian super league season 2017-2018.
Chhetri was the player of the tournament in the I-League in 2016-2017 and the Indian super league season 2017-2018.
He is ranked among the highest number of goal scorers in international matches along with international icons such as Christiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi.
He was awarded the Arjuna award, the second highest sporting honour of India in 2011 for his immense contribution to the sport.
He holds the record for the most hat-tricks for India (three) in international football.
He has scored the most goals by an Indian in AFC Competitions. He has a total of 19 goals in the AFC Cup and AFC Champions qualifiers.
He is the first Indian player to have played in three different continents- Asia, Europe (Sporting Club de Portugal) and North America (Kansas City Wizards)
He is also the highest Indian goal scorer in National Football League (NFL, India) / I-League history with 90 goals.
AFC Cup also wished the Indian Captain on their social media handle –