Sunil Chhetri Draws Level With Real Madrid Legend In International Goalscorers’ List

Sunil Chhetri Draws Level With Real Madrid Legend In International Goalscorers’ List

Sunil Chhatri has equaled Real Madrid legend in the list of international goal scorers.

Sunil Chatri now equals Frank Piskas’ international goal scoring record.Twitter

Sunil Chhatri, captain of the Indian men’s soccer team, became the fifth joint highest scoring player in the history of international football. Chhatri achieved this feat during his AFC Asian Cup qualifier match against Hong Kong on Tuesday, where he scored his 84th goal. Now he has equaled the goals scored by international legends Real Madrid and Hungary’s Frank Poskas.

Earlier, in October 2021, the umbrella had surpassed the record of 77 goals scored by the legendary footballer Pele. He is now third on the list of active international goal scorers behind Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo and Argentina’s Lionel Messi.

Ronaldo is currently the leading scorer in international football with 117 goals, while Messi is fourth with 86 goals.

Coming to the clash against Hong Kong, India completed their AFC Asia Cup Qualifier 2023 campaign in style at the VYBK Stadium in Kolkata as they beat Hong Kong 4-0 in the final game of Group D. Anwar Ali, Sunil Chhatri, Manveer Singh and Ishan Pandita were the goal scorers for the Blue Tigers.

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This was Team India’s third consecutive win in the AFC Asian Cup qualifiers. He has previously defeated Cambodia and Afghanistan.

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