Sunil Chhetri is equal to Ferenc Puskas with 64 goals

Most International Goals: India v Hong Kong Live: They say ‘Come the Hour, Come the Man’ and Sunil Chhetri has been India’s savior since time immemorial. The Indian captain has scored his fourth goal in the AFC Asian Cup qualifiers and is now on par with Hungarian legend Ferenc Puskas with 84 goals at international level. Chhetri is now second only to Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi in the list of all-time active scorers. FFollow the AFC Asian Cup qualifiers updates with InsideSport.IN

Most international goals: Sunil Chhetri equals Ferenc Puskas with 84 goals, behind Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi – see goal list

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Most international goals: Sunil Chhetri equals Ferenc Puskas with 84 goals, behind Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi - see goal list
Most international goals: Sunil Chhetri equals Ferenc Puskas with 84 goals, behind Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi – see goal list

India captain Sunil Chhetri is now joint fifth with Ferenc Puskas in the number of goals scored in international football. Sunil Chhetri is also currently the third most active goal scorer in the world. Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi are two of the best footballers of modern times.

As far as the number of active goal scorers in international football goes, Cristiano Ronaldo tops the list with 117 goals. Lionel Messi has 86 goals under his belt and now Sunil Chhetri has 84 goals. The second-place fight between Messi and Chhetri has been quite close and the Indian captain is within quite a touching distance to surpass the Argentine superstar.

Most international goals: Sunil Chhetri equals Ferenc Puskas with 84 goals, behind Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi - see goal list
Most international goals: Sunil Chhetri equals Ferenc Puskas with 84 goals, behind Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi – see goal list

Most international goals: Sunil Chhetri equals Ferenc Puskas with 84 goals, behind Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi – see goal list

Also Read: AFC Asian Cup Qualifiers: It’s Official! India have qualified for the 2023 AFC Asian Cup before their last qualifier against Hong Kong

Highest international goal in football

Srl. No. Player Country Round
1 Cristiano Ronaldo Portugal 117 *
2 Ali Dai Iran 109
3 Moktar Dahari Malaysia 69
4 Lionel Messi Argentina 86 *
5 Sunil Chhetri India 84 *
6 Ferenc Puskas Hungary 84
7 Ali Mabkhaut United Arab Emirates 80 *
8 Godfrey Cheetah Zambia 79
9 Hussein Saeed Iraq 78
10 If found Brazil 77

After the match, Sunil Chhetri said, “It simply came to our notice then. I don’t really think about the record. I want to enjoy myself as I go into the last moments – just go out and enjoy the field. “

Sunil Chhetri has scored 84 * goals at international level. Defender Suresh was fouled a few yards out of the box just before the end of the first half. After Jackson Singh found the ball inside the box from the pass, Sunil threw the ball behind the net while the Hong Kong goalkeeper was watching.

Most international goals: Sunil Chhetri equals Ferenc Puskas with 84 goals, behind Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi – see list of goals

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