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Sunil Chhetri turns 35, birthday wishes pour in for Indian football captain

Indian men's football team captain Sunil Chettri turned 35 on Saturday and warm birthday wishes poured in for him not only from fans all over the world but also from the football fraternity. 

Aug 03, 2019, 18:24 PM IST

India drop down to 103 in FIFA rankings

In April, India had jumped to 101. Before that, the Blue Tigers had dropped six spots to 103 in the February edition after ending last year on 97.

Jul 25, 2019, 15:38 PM IST

Indian football team reaches 101st spot in FIFA rankings

In the Asian Cup, India kicked off their campaign on a promising note as they crushed Thailand by 4-1 in a Group A match to record their biggest victory in the history of the tournament. 

Apr 05, 2019, 11:50 AM IST

Indian women's football team better than men's side, admits Sunil Chhetri

The men's team is currently ranked 103rd out of 211 countries, while the women's side is currently at 62nd out of 152 nations.

Mar 24, 2019, 21:47 PM IST

We wanted to win title badly: Bengaluru FC skipper Chhetri on team's maiden ISL title

After losing to Chennaiyin FC in the final last season, Bengaluru FC won their maiden ISL title after defeating FC Goa in the finals last night.

Mar 18, 2019, 12:47 PM IST

Bengaluru FC crowned ISL champions for first time

The two teams were locked 0-0 after 90 minutes of the final match. 

Mar 17, 2019, 23:43 PM IST

Padma Honours: Gautam Gambhir wants to be a better 'human being'

Meanwhile, Sunil Chhetri also thanked his family and fans for their support after being nominated for Padma Shri and also indicated that there is no chance of an international retirement round the corner for him. 

Jan 26, 2019, 15:28 PM IST

India crash out of AFC Asian Cup with 0-1 defeat to Bahrain

India finished outside the top two after the the group's other game between hosts United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Thailand ended in a 1-1 draw.

Jan 14, 2019, 23:53 PM IST

AFC Asian Cup: India eye maiden knock-out berth in clash against Bahrain

The match is all the more special for Indian captain Sunil Chhetri as it will see him equal former captain Bhaichung Bhutia's record of highest appearances for the nation, i.e, 107. 

Jan 14, 2019, 16:53 PM IST

AFC Asian Cup 2019: Khalfan Mubarar, Ali Mabkhout strike as India go down 0-2 to UAE

UAE moved top of the table in Group A with four points from two matches while second-placed India still remained in the hunt for a knockout berth with three points from two outings. 

Jan 11, 2019, 00:02 AM IST

Fans on Twitter beat drum around Sunil Chhetri

When India needed someone to restore the lead, it was none other than Chhetri who slotted home a fine finish to make it 2-1 for India. 

Jan 07, 2019, 19:21 PM IST

Win against Thailand best match of my career: Sunil Chhetri

India thrashed Thailand 4-1 in their group opener on Sunday. The 34-year-old goal machine struck on either side of the lemon break in the country's stunning win, the first in Asian Cup since 1964.

Jan 07, 2019, 16:32 PM IST

Thailand sack coach Milovan Rajevac after Asian Cup defeat to India

Rajevac`s assistant, Sirisak Yodyardthai, has been put in interim charge of Thailand, who are bottom of Group A and play Bahrain on Thursday.

Jan 07, 2019, 12:13 PM IST

AFC Asian Cup: Sunil Chhetri lauds teammates after opening win

Chhetri has been a vital contributor for India in international clashes and has only Portuguese superstar Cristiano Ronaldo with 85 international goals ahead of him.

Jan 07, 2019, 08:39 AM IST

Chhetri strikes twice in India's first Asian Cup win since 1964, goes past Messi

Thailand captain and striker Teerasil Dangda pulled one back for his side in the 33rd minute of the Group A match.

Jan 06, 2019, 21:32 PM IST

Chhetri overtakes Messi on goalscorers list as India rout Thailand 4-1 in AFC Asian Cup match

Chhetri who has been a vital contributor for India in international clashes, currently trails Portuguese superstar Cristiano Ronaldo who has scored 85 goals.

Jan 06, 2019, 20:43 PM IST

AFC Asian Cup 2019 India vs Thailand: How the action unfolded

India recorded a 4-1 win against Thailand in their opening clash of the AFC Asian Cup 2019 following a brace by striker Sunil Chhetri who further enjoyed quality support from Jeje Lalpekhlua and Anirudh Thapa.  

Jan 06, 2019, 18:04 PM IST

Chhetri, Gurpreet must lead from the front at Asian Cup: Bhaichung Bhutia

Asked about India`s chances in the competition, Bhutia pointed out that their first assignment against lower-ranked Thailand will make or break them.

Jan 04, 2019, 15:13 PM IST

Play all out against Thailand to get result in opening match: Former Indian player Renedy Singh

The Asian Cup is being held in four venues of the United Arab Emirates from January 5 to February 1. India has been clubbed with Thailand, Bahrain and hosts UAE in Group A. 

Dec 24, 2018, 20:00 PM IST

Playing top Asian sides key for India, says captain Sunil Chhetri

Since their last appearance at the finals in Qatar in 2011, India have played twice against a top-six Asian side when they were grouped with Iran for the Russia World Cup qualifiers.

Dec 12, 2018, 14:17 PM IST