Second highest active goal scorer in the world

Second highest active goal scorer in the world : Footballer Sunil Chhetri has become second active international goal scorer

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Second highest active goal scorer in the world
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The Captain of the Indian Football team, Sunil Chhetri has become the second-highest active international goal scorer.
He gained the achievement after he successfully overtook the star footballer Lionel Messi in the preliminary round match for AFC Asian Cup 2023 and FIFA World Cup 2022 Joint Qualifiers.
Chhetri achieved the feat when he struck a brace to help India defeat Bangladesh 2-0 in the ongoing FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022, and AFC Asian Cup China Qualifiers at the Jassim Bin Hamad Stadium at Al Sadd Club in Doha.
The 36-year-old Chhetri scored both his goals in the second half of the match as he netted the ball into the goalpost in the 79th and 92nd minutes.
Chhetri has now scored 74 goals, two more than Messi, and is only behind Portugal star Cristiano Ronaldo (103) in the list of active footballers with the most international goals.
Ali Mabkhout is third on the list having scored 73 goals.

About Caption Sunil :

Sunil Chhetri (born 3 August 1984) is an Indian professional footballer who plays as a striker or winger and captains both the Indian Super League side Bengaluru FC and the Indian national football team.

He is popularly known as “Captain Fantastic”.

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