Sunil Chhetri Net Worth, Height, Age, Wife, Biography & More

sunil chhetri net worth

Sunil Chhetri Net Worth, Height, Age, Wife, Biography and More. In this piece learn about Sunil Chhetri, his net worth, height, age, wife, biography and more.

Sunil Chhetri Biography

Captain of the Indian national team, Sunil Chhetri is one of the most decorated footballers in India.

He plays as a striker for the Indian national team and the Indian club Bengaluru FC. He is the most-capped player, and also the all-time top goalscorer for the India national team.

His Father was in the army. As an army kid, Sunil Chhetri traveled the country, changing schools frequently. The one thing that did not change was his passion for football.

Chhetri excelled in football for every school he represented but strangely never considered becoming a professional footballer. His only motivation was to use the sport as a means to gain entry to a reputed college and continue his education.

Destiny had different plans for Sunil Chhetri though.

A 16-year-old Sunil Chhetri had enrolled for the 12th grade at a college in New Delhi when he was called up to the Indian team to play in the Asian School Championships in Kuala Lumpur in 2001.

As luck would have it, Mohun Bagan – one of India’s oldest and most famous football clubs – spotted Sunil Chhetri’s talent and signed him for the upcoming domestic season. He has not looked back since.

Sunil Chhetri Age

Sunil Chhetri was born on 3rd August 1984 in Secunderabad, India. As of now, he is 38 years old.

Sunil Chhetri Net Worth

The net worth of Sunil Chhetri is estimated to be INR 8 crore. He is one of India’s wealthiest football players.

Sunil Chhetri Height

How tall is Sunil Chhetri? Sunil Chhetri stands 1.7m tall. In feet, it will be 5ft 7in.

Sunil Chhetri Parents

Chhetri was born to KB Chhetri and Sushila Chhetri. His father was in the army. His father KB Chhetri had played the sport in his younger days while his mother Sushila had played for the Nepal national football team.

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Sunil Chhetri Wife

On December 4, 2017, Chhetri married his long-time girlfriend Sonam Bhattacharya who is the daughter of former Indian, international and Mohun Bagan player Subrata Bhattacharya.

Sunil Chhetri Total International Goals

He has scored 84 international goals(the most by an Indian) in 131 appearances.


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