Sunil Chhetri is currently the second highest scorer in international football after Cristiano Ronaldo…
On June 7, Sunil Chhetri scored twice in the game against Bangladesh at Jassim Bin Hamad Stadium in Doha, ensuring that India will be in 2022. Win 2-0 in the World Cup and 2023 Asian Cup joint qualifiers.
This is India’s first victory in the ongoing 2022 World Cup and 2023 Asian Cup joint qualifiers.
The talisman Indian forward scored his 73rd and 74th international goals in the second half of the game, and in the process surpassed the UAE’s Ali Mabuhot with 73 goals and 72. The scoring Argentine superstar Lionel Messi.
The only player to score more international goals More than Chetri is the Portuguese star Cristiano Ronaldo (103) among active players.
The 36-year-old Indian star set another record in his brilliant and long international career, and we took a closer look at Chetri’s 74 international goals.
The Chinese Taipei team and the Maldives team (6 goals each) have the most goals scored by the forwards. His best conversion rate is against the Vietnam team because he performed a hat-trick in the only game against the Vietnam team.
The strongest opponent for the Indian forward to score a goal was his Asian giants South Korea team in the 2011 Doha Asian Cup. Chhetri’s goal gave the Blue Tigers the lead, but the South Korean team eventually won 4-1.
Distribution of Sunil Chhetri’s 74 international goals
|Democratic People’s Republic of Korea||1||2|
How does India perform in the 2022 World Cup qualifiers?
India lost to Oman by a narrow margin of 2-1 at home and started their World Cup qualifiers, followed by a historic goalless draw with Asian champions Qatar in Doha. In their third and fourth games, the Blue Tigers drew 1-1 with Bangladesh and Afghanistan, and then beat Oman 1-0 in the away game. How does India perform in the 2022 World Cup qualifiers?
They lost Qatar 0-1 on June 3 and defeated Bangladesh 2-0 in the seventh match of the group stage. In their last game, the Blue Tigers will face the Afghanistan team on June 15. All matches of the Indian team are hosted by the Qatar team.