Sports Desk, Web4Study
Updated Sat, 01 Aug 2020 11:29 PM IST
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After the AFC released its official Instagram handle on the Asian Football Federation, Twitter wrote, ’19 days, 561856 votes and the decision of the Asian Cup’s most favorite player. Congratulations to Sunil Chhetri. ‘
Chhetri scored two goals in the group stage and both goals in a 4–1 match against Thailand. Although India came close to entering the final 16, they lost to UAE and Bahrain.
Chhetri has scored 72 goals in 115 international matches for India. Only goals from active footballers are Cristiano Ronaldo of Portugal. Chhetri is also ahead of Argentina star Lionel Messi in terms of international goals.