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SAFF Championships: Sunil Chhetri breaks Brazilian legend Pele’s international goal record
October 14, 2021
SAFF Championships-Sunil Chhetri breaks Pele’s file: Indian skipper Sunil Chhetri on Wednesday broke legendary soccer participant Pele’s file in the course of the match in opposition to the Maldives within the ongoing 2021 SAFF Championship.
Pele had scored 77 targets for Brazil and Sunil Chhetri went previous the Brazilian famous person when he scored a aim within the 62nd minute within the match in opposition to the Maldives. Sunil Chhetri additional bettered his tally as he scored one other one to have 79 worldwide targets below his belt. The Indian captain is now the third-highest energetic worldwide goalscorer. Lionel Messi (80) and Cristiano Ronaldo (115) are the 2 footballers who’re forward of Sunil Chhetri within the checklist of energetic worldwide goalscorers. The Indian captain has additionally develop into the joint sixth-highest goalscorer on the planet.
SAFF Championships-Sunil Chhetri breaks Pele’s file: Coming to the match, India defeated Maldives 3-1 to e-book their spot within the 2021 SAFF Championship Last right here in Male, Maldives on Wednesday.
Manvir Singh scored the opening aim, whereas Chhetri netted a second-half brace, at hand India the three factors. Maldives striker Ali Ashfaq scored from the spot within the first half and was the one scorer for the hosts.
SAFF Championships-Sunil Chhetri breaks Pele’s file: With this win, India have now booked themselves a spot within the 2021 SAFF Championship Last, in opposition to Nepal on Saturday.