Sunil Chhetri

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Footballer, Sports Person

Sunil Chhetri

$1.8 M


3 August 1984


39 years, 10 month, 14 days, 17 hours, 6 minutes, 24 seconds.
14563 Total days.

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Next Birthday : Saturday, August 3, 2024

Sunil Chhetri is an Indian professional footballer who is widely regarded as one of the greatest footballers in Indian history. He was born on Friday, August 03, 1984, in Secunderabad, Andhra Pradesh (now Telangana), India. His age is  39 years, 10 month, 14 days. Has completed schooling at Bahai School, Gangtok, Sikkim and taken higher studies with Asutosh College, Kolkata.

Sunil Chhetri was born to parents Kharga Chhetri and Sushila Chhetri. His father, Kharga Chhetri, served in the Indian Army. Sunil Chhetri’s family hails from the state of Nepal, and he belongs to a Nepali community settled in India.

Chhetri primarily plays as a forward and currently serves as the captain of both the Indian national team and Bengaluru FC, a club in the Indian Super League (ISL). He has had an illustrious career, achieving numerous accolades and records along the way.

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Chhetri’s mother is a Footballer, Sushila Chhetri, had a notable football career herself and played for the Nepal women’s national team alongside with her twin sister. During his early years, Chhetri’s family faced financial constraints, making it challenging for him to pursue his football ambitions.

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Chhetri’s international debut came in 2005, and since then, he has become the all-time leading goal scorer for the Indian national team, surpassing the previous record set by Indian football legend Bhaichung Bhutia. His skill, leadership, and goal-scoring prowess have earned him immense respect and admiration from fans and fellow players alike.

In addition to his international success, Chhetri has also achieved great things at the club level. He has won multiple domestic titles with Bengaluru FC, including the Indian Super League championship and the Federation Cup. He has consistently been among the top goal scorers in the league and has been instrumental in his team’s success.

Suni Chhetri's Father and Mother

Beyond his achievements on the field, Chhetri has also been an influential figure in promoting football in India. He has actively advocated for the development of the sport and has been involved in various initiatives to improve the infrastructure and support for football in the country. His dedication to the game and his impact on Indian football have made him a role model for aspiring young players.

Sunil Chhetri’s contribution to Indian football has been immense, and his performances on the pitch have inspired a generation of football enthusiasts in the country. He continues to be a prominent figure in Indian football and a true legend of the game.

Name Sunil Chhetri
Nick Name Suneel, Bhai
Net Worth 1.8 M $
Gender Male
Popular As Indian al Footballer
Date of Birth Friday, August 03, 1984
Birth Place Secunderabad, India
Zodiac/Star Sign Leo
Currently Residing In (Address) Hyderabad
Nationality/Ethnicity Indian/South Indian
Religion Hinduism
Caste Not Sure
Food Culture Yet To Confirm


Sunil Chhetri Relationship, Affairs And Family:

Sunil Chhetri's teen age photo with his Girlfriend

Home Town Secunderabad, India
Marital Status Married
Girlfriend Sonam Bhattacharya
Wife (s) Sonam Bhattacharya
Children None
Father Name KB Chhetri
Mother Name Sushila Chhetri
Siblings Brother(s) : – None
Sister(1) : – Bandana Chhetri

Sunil Chhetri's Sister

Physical Characteristics & Traits:

Skin Tone Very Fair
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Dark Brown
Weight (Approx.) in Kilograms- 65 kg
in Pounds- 137 lbs
Height (Approx.) in centimeters- 172 cm
in meters- 1.72 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 7”
Body Features (Approx.) – Chest: 39 Inches
– Waist: 29 Inches
– Biceps: 12 Inches

Career, Assets, Educational Qualification :

Footballer sunil Chhetri's wife sonam

Sunil Chhetri made his professional football debut in 2002 at the age of 17, playing for Mohun Bagan, a renowned club in the National Football League (now known as the I-League) in India. His impressive performances caught the attention of scouts, and he soon secured a move to JCT Mills, another prominent Indian club.

In 2010, Chhetri made a significant career move by signing with Kansas City Wizards (now known as Sporting Kansas City) in Major League Soccer (MLS), becoming the first Indian player to join a top-tier league in the United States. Although his time in MLS was relatively short-lived, it provided him with valuable exposure to a higher level of football and international experience.

After his stint in the United States, Chhetri returned to India and joined Bengaluru FC, a club he has since become synonymous with. He has been an integral part of Bengaluru FC’s success in the Indian Super League (ISL) and has played a crucial role in leading the team to multiple domestic titles.

Throughout his career, Sunil Chhetri has achieved several milestones. He became the all-time leading goal scorer for the Indian national team in 2019, surpassing the previous record set by Bhaichung Bhutia. Chhetri’s remarkable goal-scoring ability has earned him recognition both domestically and internationally.

In terms of educational qualifications, there is limited information available. However, it is known that Sunil Chhetri completed his schooling at Bahai School, Gangtok, Sikkim and taken higher studies with Asutosh College, Kolkata. Given his early involvement in football and subsequent professional career, he likely focused primarily on his sporting pursuits.

Overall, Sunil Chhetri’s career has been filled with remarkable achievements, and he continues to inspire young footballers in India and beyond. His dedication to the sport and his consistent performances have made him a revered figure in Indian football history.

Salary (approx.) 30 lakhs Per Month
Occupation Indian al Footballer
Achievements/Known For Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna Award (2021)
Schooling Bahai School
University or College Asutosh College, Kolkata
Qualification Graduate

Interesting Facts:

  • Sunil Chhetri is a Born and Brought up at Secunderabad, India. But his parents are originally from Nepal, who has migrated to India long before.
  • He was honored with the prestigious Arjuna Award from the President of India, recognizing his significant contributions to Indian football.
  • They where four in his family, with parents Sunil has one Sister.
  • Chhetri Celebrates gis birthday on 3rd August and he is 39 years, 10 month, 14 days years old Today.
  • He has married to his long-term Girlfriend Sonam on 2017, who is the daughter of former Indian player Subroto Bhattacharya.
  • Sunil love to Swim, spends more time in Pool.
  • His father, KB Chhetri, retired as an officer from the EME Corps of the Indian Army.
  • In August 2009, it was announced that Chhetri had signed a three-year contract with Queens Park Rangers, an English Football League Championship side. Unfortunately, he was denied a work permit by the British government.
  • Chhetri served as the captain of the Indian national team from 2011 to 2016, demonstrating his leadership qualities and commitment to the team.
  • In 2008, Chhetri was on the verge of playing in Europe and came close to signing with clubs like Leeds United of the Football League One and Estoril Praia of the Liga de Honra in Portugal.
  • Chhetri was called up for a trial at Coventry City of the Football League Championship in England in January 2009. However, the club’s manager, Chris Coleman, later decided not to pursue their interest in him.
  • Very attached with the Family Members, used to travel lot with his family.
  • Worked with many Brands for Video ads and also endorsed many in Instagram Handle, where he as 5.3 Million Followers.

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