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Counting Glory: Sunil Chhetri’s Total Goals, Achievements & Accolades

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Born on August 3, 1984, in Secunderabad, India, Sunil Chhetri stands as a football legend and an inspiration to countless individuals. His impact isn’t confined solely to Indian football; he has garnered global acclaim due to his remarkable talents and exceptional leadership qualities. Commencing his journey with the Indian national football team in 2005, Chhetri has evolved into the very essence of Indian football, embodying its spirit and aspirations. Notably, Chhetri has played a pivotal role as an advocate for the expansion of football sport in India. His vocal advocacy for augmented support, improved infrastructure, and enhanced opportunities for budding players has reverberated extensively. In this blog, we will look at Sunil Chhetri’s total goals from international to club goals, and also delve into his awards and achievements.

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Sunil Chhetri: Quick Bio

He is an Indian international footballer, who plays for India and Bengaluru FC (ISL Club). Sunil Chhetri has a total of 92 goals from 142 international appearances for his country, making him the 3rd highest active goal scorer in the world (Cristiano Ronaldo being the #1 and Lionel Messi #2 who has 103 goals).

Full Name Sunil Chhetri
Playing Position Striker; Center Forward
Hometown Secunderabad, AP
Height 5ft 7 in (1.70 m)
Sunil Chhetri Age 39
Sunil Chhetri International Goals 92
Caps 142
Net Worth 7-8 Crores

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Sunil Chhetri Total International Goals

No of Sunil Chhetri Goals Date Venue Opponent
1. 12 June 2005 Quetta  Pakistan
2. 17 August 2007 Delhi  Cambodia
3.
4. 23 August 2007  Syria
5. 26 August 2007  Kyrgyzstan
6. 8 October 2007 Sidon  Lebanon
7. 30 October 2007 Margao
8. 24 May 2008  Chinese Taipei
9.
10. 3 June 2008 Malé    Nepal
11. 11 June 2008  Bhutan
12. 7 August 2008 Hyderabad  Myanmar
13. 13 August 2008 Delhi  Tajikistan
14.
15.
16. 23 August 2009  Kyrgyzstan
17. 8 October 2010 Pune  Vietnam
18.
19.
20. 14 January 2011 Doha  Bahrain
21. 18 January 2011 Doha  South Korea
22. 21 March 2011 Petaling Jaya  Chinese Taipei
23. 10 July 2011 Malé  Maldives
24. 16 November 2011 Kolkata  Malaysia
25.
26. 3 December 2011 New Delhi  Afghanistan
27. 5 December 2011  Bhutan
28.
29. 7 December 2011  Sri Lanka
30. 9 December 2011  Maldives
31.
32. 11 December 2011  Afghanistan
33. 22 August 2012  Syria
34. 25 August 2012  Maldives
35.
36. 2 September 2012  Cameroon
37. 4 March 2013 Yangon  Guam
38.
39. 3 September 2013 Kathmandu  Bangladesh
40. 15 November 2013 Siliguri  Philippines
41. 19 November 2013    Nepal
42. 5 March 2014 Goa  Bangladesh
43.
44. 6 October 2014 Siliguri  Palestine
45. 12 March 2015 Guwahati    Nepal
46.
47. 11 June 2015 Bangalore  Oman
48. 16 June 2015 Harmon  Guam
49. 27 December 2015 Trivandrum    Nepal
50. 31 December 2015  Maldives
51. 3 January 2016  Afghanistan
52. 3 September 2016 Mumbai  Puerto Rico
53. 22 March 2017 Phnom Penh  Cambodia
54. 28 March 2017 Yangon  Myanmar
55. 13 June 2017 Bangalore  Kyrgyzstan
56. 11 October 2017 Bangalore  Macau
57. 14 November 2017 Margao  Myanmar
58. 1 June 2018 Mumbai Football Arena, Mumbai  Chinese Taipei
59.
60.
61. 4 June 2018  Kenya
62.
63. 7 June 2018  New Zealand
64. 10 June 2018  Kenya
65.
66. 6 January 2019 Abu Dhabi  Thailand
67.
68. 5 June 2019 Buriram  Curaçao
69. 7 July 2019 Ahmedabad  Tajikistan
70.
71. 13 July 2019  North Korea
72. 5 September 2019 Guwahati  Oman
73. 7 June 2021 Doha  Bangladesh
74.
75. 5 September 2021 Kathmandu    Nepal
76. 4 October 2021 Malé  Bangladesh
77. 10 October 2021    Nepal
78. 13 October 2021  Maldives
79.
80. 16 October 2021    Nepal
81. 8 June 2022 Kolkata  Cambodia
82.
83. 11 June 2022  Afghanistan
84. 14 June 2022  Hong Kong
85. 28 March 2023 Imphal  Kyrgyzstan
86. 12 June 2023 Bhubaneswar  Vanuatu
87. 18 June 2023  Lebanon
88. 21 June 2023 Bangalore  Pakistan
89.
90.
91. 24 June 2023    Nepal
92. 27 June 2023  Kuwait

Sunil Chhetri Hat Tricks

No. Date Venue Opponent Goal mins Result Competition
1. 13 August 2008 Ambedkar Stadium, Delhi  Tajikistan  9′, 19′, 75′ 4–1 2008 AFC Challenge Cup
2. 8 October 2010 Shree Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex, Pune  Vietnam  25′, 48′, 72′ 3–1 Friendly
3. 1 June 2018 Mumbai Football Arena, Mumbai  Chinese Taipei  14′, 34′, 62′ 5–0 2018 Intercontinental Cup
4. 21 June 2023 Sree Kanteerava Stadium, Bangalore  Pakistan  10′, 16′ (pen.), 73′ (pen.) 4–0 2023 SAFF Championship

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Sunil Chhetri Total Club Goals

 
Club (Year) Goals Matches
Mohun Bagan (2002–2005) 8 18
JCT (2005–2008) 22 48
East Bengal (2008–2009) 9 17
Dempo (2009–2010) 8 13
Kansas City Wizards (2010) 0 1
Chirag United (2011) 7 7
Mohun Bagan (2011–2012) 8 14
Sporting CP B Team (2012–2013) 0 3
*Churchill Brothers (2013) 4 8
Bengaluru FC (2013–2015) 16 43
Mumbai City (2015–2016) 7 17
*Bengaluru FC (2016) 5 14
Bengaluru FC (2016–present) 58 140

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Sunil Chhetri’s Total Goals Tally

 
Goals Matches
International 92 142
Club 152 343
Total 244 485

Sunil Chhetri: Awards & Achievements

Sunil Chhetri Bio | Kreedon
Former President Pratibha Patil conferring Chhetri with Arjuna Award (Credit: ANN)
  • Padma Shri – 2019.
  • Arjuna Award – 2011.
  • 3rd highest active goal scorer in International Football.
  • Named an ‘Asian Icon’ by AFC on his 34th birthday.
  • 2021 – Khel Ratna Award, highest sporting honour of India.
  • First Indian player to have played in three different continents.
  • Most international goals by an Indian.
  • Most hat-tricks for India.
  • Most goals for India in AFC Competitions.
  • All-time top goal scorer in SAFF Championship.
  • Most number of matches played by an Indian in AFC Cup.
  • Most number of goals scored for Bengaluru.
  • First footballer to receive Khel Ratna Award.

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Monish Gadiya
Monish Gadiya
Monish Gadiya is the Head of Content at KreedOn. He is a thorough tech-enthusiast and believes that innovation is the answer to all the problems prevalent in the society. Monish graduated from University of Pune with a degree in Civil Engineering before pursuing a post-graduate diploma course in intellectual property rights. A die-hard football fan, he has represented his college at various football competitions.

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