""The Evolution of Indian Football: Sunil Chhetri's facts, Impact and his profile"

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About Sunil Chhetri, Early life:

Sunil Chhetri is the all time highest scorer for Indian Football national team and also holding the world 4th position as a highest individual scorer after Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi.

Chhetri was born in Secunderabad , Andhra Pradesh on 3rd of August 1984. His father was an army man who also played football at his young age and if we talk about his mother (Sushila Chhetri) she played for Nepal national football team.

Now, if we talk about his father profession as he was an army officer Sunil Chhetri got chances to travel the country and also had to change his schools frequently but the passion for his football game never changed. Sunil Chhetri always outperformed in all the schools he joined. However, he wanted to become a professional footballer to gain entry in the reputed college and continue his education.

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When did Sunil Chhetri started playing football?

What is Sunil Chhetri salary?

Where does Sunil Chhetri live?

Sunil Chhetri is popularly known as Captain Fantastic. He started his football carrier in 2002 at Mohun Bagan and further in 2005-2006 he joined JCT and also scored impressive three goals. Later in 2010 he signed with Kansas city Wizards and further played for Chirag United in 2010-2011.

Sunil Chhetri net worth is 25 crores. His monthly Income is 8 Lakhs and if we talk about his yearly income and earns 90 Lakhs. As of 2023, Sunil Chhetri net worth is estimated to be around $3 million.

He also earns from the endorsement, sponsorships. His involvement with multiple businesses has been prominently featured in advertising for firms like as Tata Motors, Pepsi, and Puma, all of which have contributed significantly to his net worth.

He also has a joint ownership in The Three Flours, a chain of eateries in Bangalore, and KISMAT, a sports management firm, both add to his net worth.

The house has a beautiful garden with well-manicured lawns and a swimming pool. There is also a barbecue area and a seating area where Sunil and his family can enjoy meals and entertain guests.

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Sister of Sunil Chhetri, Wife of Sunil Chhetri?

An amazing football player of India and also the popular football icon has a sister named Bandana Chhetri the CEO of FairPlay Sports is also Sunil Chhetri's sister. Brands, business, endorsement deals, and player public relations are handled by FairPlay Sports. Recently, it has teamed with athletes from brands such as Boost, Budweiser, and Fire-bolt.

Sunil Chhetri wife name is Sonam Bhattacharya and she is the daughter of the former Indian international, Subrata Bhattacharya. Her mother name is Lata Bhattacharjee and a brother whose name is Saheb Bhattacherjee. Her father played as a defender previously at his young age and represented India and also played for almost 17 years for the prestigious club Mohun Bagan.
Sonam Bhattacharya studied in Heramba Chandra college Kolkata. She completed her Master of Science from Robert Gordon University. She loves reading books and has a collection of impressive books.

She got married on 4th December 2017 with Sunil Chhetri. Before she got married she was in relationship with Sunil Chhetri for the span of 13 years. Currently, Sunil Chhetri and his wife became parents as her wife gave birth to a son on 31st August 2023.

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Sunil Chhetri in ISL (Indian Super League)

Indian captain Sunil Chhetri is second overall after Bartholomew Ogbeche and has scored the most goals of any Indian football player in the ISL with total of 60 goals in 151 games. Mumbai won handily, 5-1, and it was the first hat-trick ever by an Indian football player in the ISL.

The greatest of him was witnessed in the 2017–18 season. In the 2017–18 season, Sunil Chhetri showcased of skill to defeat FC Pune City in the semi-final, making his second hat-trick and bringing Bengaluru FC into the final of their 1st ISL season.

Also, in 2021–22 campaign, most important Sunil Chhetri made ISL history by being the first football player reach 50 goals. At the time, he also held the title of league goal scorer, a title later surpassed by Bartholomew Ogbeche in the competition. Also, the Indian football team's captain has frequently appeared in the Indian Super League.

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How many goals did Sunil Chhetri scored in 2023 ?What is the rank of Sunil Chhetri in international carrier? How many awards did Sunil Chhetri receive ?

Sunil Chhetri scored 5 goals out of 13 matches he played. However till now out of 148 matches he has scored overall of 93 goals. He stands behind the Cristiano Ronaldo and Messi on 3rd position with the highest goal scorer in the world.

Sunil Chhetri received AiFF player of the year in 2007, 2011, 2013, 2014, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2021, and 2022 from All India Football Federation.

He received Arjuna Award in 2011, Padma Shri in 2019 and also Khel Ratna Award from the Government of India.
He won the AFC cup runner up in club level performance in 2016 from Asian football confederation.