Sunil Chhetri Breaks Pele’s International Goal Scoring Record After a Brace Against Maldives in SAFF Championship 2021 (Watch Goal Highlights)

Sunil Chhetri Breaks Pele’s International Goal Scoring Record After a Brace Against Maldives in SAFF Championship 2021 (Watch Goal Highlights)

Sunil Chhetri scored a brace against Maldives last night in the SAFF Championship 2021. With this, the football captain scripted a prolific for himself. Chhetri surpassed Brazilian great Pele’s international goal scoring record after he scored goals at the 62nd and 7 minute. Pele had scored 77 goals for his country and the the captain netted a goal at the 62nd minute of the match to surpass that record.The football captain has now scored 79 international goals and is chasing the of football giants including Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo. Sunil Chhetri’s Brace Leads India to Finals of SAFF Championship 2021, Blue Tigers Defeat Maldives 3-1. 

The has scored 80 goals so far for Argentina whereas, Cristiano Ronaldo has netted 115 international goals. The skipper has also become the world’s joint sixth-highest goal scorer. The Blue Tigers qualified for the finals of the tournament and the will lock horns Nepal on October 15, 2021. Manvir Singh scored the first goal for the team and then Ali Ashraf netted an equaliser. The scoreboard read 1-1 until Chhetri came into action. 

Here’s the video of the goals:

 

The offficial account of Indian football also praised Chhetri for his goal-scoring. Check out the tweet below:

We shall be bringing to you the live streaming details of the finals of the match between India and Nepal. Do stay tuned to this space for more updates.

(The above story first on Onhike on Oct 14, 2021 03:51 PM IST. For more news and updates on politics, world, sports, entertainment and lifestyle, log on to our website onhike.com).

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