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By Vivek Bhaji . 14th May 2018 06:30pm

Do you know who Sunil Chettri is? Oh! How would every one of you know until you don't switch your television channel from cricket to football? Well, everyone has the choice, but proximity matters. No worries, if you don't know him. You will learn about him here! But, before that just know why is he in the news? A 33-year-old Indian Footballer, Sunil Chhetri is ranked fifth across the world for scoring highest goals. He is the only Asian Player on the list, who has scored 56 goals in 97 games for the National team. Christiano Ronaldo led the top 5 international goal-scorers list with 81 goals for Portugal national team. [caption id="attachment_33016" align="alignnone" width="1280"]Sunil Chhetri Source[/caption] Born on 3 August 1984, he is one of the best Indian players of all the time and has huge fan-following. The man with full enthusiasm and professionalism made India proud many times. His team won Nehru cup in 2007, 2009, and 2011. Also, he led the SAFF Championship in 2011. That was a victorious moment when he played a vital role in India's AFC Challenge Cup and made India qualified for AFC Asia Cup after 27 years. In 2004, he played his first international game for Indian U-20 against Pakistan and won it. Indian Super League in its 4th edition has regarded him as the 'Hero' for his goal-scoring leadership and skills. Moreover, Indian skipper is an Arjuna Award winner as well. [caption id="attachment_33018" align="aligncenter" width="1559"]Sunil Chhetri Source[/caption] How fruitfully Chhetri has ranked India 5th! Now, you are cognizant of him. No matter, which is your favourite sport? What matter is to stay updated to personalities making India proud.

Here are the top 5 international goal-scorers

  1. Christiano Ronaldo

  2. Lionel Messi

  3. David Villa

  4. Clint Dempsey

  5. Sunil Chhetri