Indian Football Legend Sunil Chhetri Announces His Retirement

Indian football legend Sunil Chhetri has announced his retirement after a distinguished career with the national team. In a social media post, Chhetri revealed that the upcoming match against Kuwait on June 6, this year at the Salt Lake stadium in Kolkata will be his final appearance in the national colours.

 

Chhetri, the current captain of the Indian national team, made his debut on 12th June, 2005 against Pakistan. He leaves behind an extra ordinary legacy as India’s all time top scorer, with 94 goals in 150 international matches. He is also the third-highest active international goal-scorer, behind only Cristiano Ronaldo of Portugal and Lionel Messi of Argentina. Chhetri’s retirement marks the end of an era for Indian football, celebrating a career filled with passion, leadership and remarkable achievements.

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