‘…Virat understands that not everyone can understand what we are going through’: Sunil Chhetri
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The 38-year-old, who led the Blue Tigers to successive championship victories in the form of the Intercontinental Cup and the SAFF Championship, is eternally grateful for the love that the masses continue to shower upon him at every given opportunity.  Speaking to the Indian Super League (ISL), Chhetri expressed ecstasy at the course that his playing career has undertaken.
Determined to maintain unbeaten run, says Sunil Chhetri
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Spoils were shared on paper on the night, but as a whole, India lost out on the top spot in the group by the slimmest of margins, and also their eight-match clean-sheet streak. After a frenetic 90 minutes full of crunching challenges, aggressiveness from both sides, hot heads and immense drama, the crossing line was within reach for India, until Anwar Ali's mistimed clearance looped into the net for an own goal. But Anwar did not concede the goal.
Super Cup: Rane, Chhetri take Bengaluru FC to final with 2-0 win over Jamshedpur FC
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The win means Bengaluru reached their third final of the season, having previously featured in the Durand Cup and ISL finals. In the final to be played next Tuesday at the same venue, Bengaluru FC will face the winners of Saturday's second penultimate round encounter between Odisha FC and NorthEast United FC.
We have to build up on this: Sandesh Jhingan reacts to India's Tri-Nation win
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A packed Khuman Lampak Stadium in Imphal, Manipur saw 30,000 supporters turning up in support of the home team in the Tri-Nation decider. The home team started the match on the front foot and after numerous chances, the deadlock was broken in the 38th minute with Sandesh Jhingan turning in Brandon Fernandes' free-kick from.
FIFA honours India football captain Sunil Chhetri, releases three-episode series on his career
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One of the most prolific footballers in India, Chhetri is the country's all-time top goal scorer and most-capped player. He has scored 84 goals in 131 official international appearances since his debut on June 12 2005 against Pakistan. Chhetri has bagged 84 goals for India, behind Messi's tally of 90, and Ronaldo's 117 goals.
Sunil Chhetri melts hearts with tweet after lifting Durand Cup
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Chhetri's side Bengaluru FC won their first-ever Durand Cup title, overcoming Mumbai City FC 2-1 in the final at the Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan (VYBK) here on Sunday. Siva Sakthi and Brazilian Alan Costa scored for Bengaluru FC (BFC) while Apuia got the lone goal for Mumbai City FC (MCFC) in what was a fine display of end-to-end football.
Manisha Kalyan, Sunil Chhetri named 2021-22 AIFF Footballers of the Year
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Manisha Kalyan and Sunil Chhetri have been named as the 2021-22 AIFF Women's Footballer of the Year and the 2021-22 Men's Footballer of the Year, respectively. The two stalwarts were nominated as winners by their respective national team coaches Thomas Dennerby, and Igor Stimac. While Manisha had won the Women's Emerging Footballer of the Year for last season, while this is the 7th time that Sunil won the award, having last won it in 2018-19.
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