Sunil Chhetri EQUALS Ferenc Puskas with 84 goals

Most International Goals: India vs HongKong Live: They say ‘Cometh the hour, Cometh the Man’ and Sunil Chhetri has been India’s savior since time immemorial. The Indian skipper scored his fourth goal in the AFC Asian Cup Qualifiers and now stands on level terms with Hungarian legend Ferenc Puskas with 84 goals at the International level. Chhetri is now only behind Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi in the list of the all-time active scorer charts. Follow AFC Asian Cup Qualifiers Updates with InsideSport.IN

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Most International Goals: Sunil Chhetri EQUALS Ferenc Puskas with 84 goals, Just BEHIND Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi – Check Goal List

In the tally of the most goals scored in international football, India’s skipper Sunil Chhetri now has taken the joint fifth spot along with Ferenc Puskas. Sunil Chhetri is also the current third highest active goal scorer in the world. And as a matter of fact, the two of the greatest footballers of modern times, Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi are ahead of him.

As far as the tally for the active goal scorers in International football goes, Cristiano Ronaldo tops the charts with 117 goals. Lionel Messi has 86 goals under his belt and now Sunil Chhetri has 84 goals. The fight for the second spot between Messi and Chhetri has been quite close, and the Indian skipper is quite within a touching distance to overtake the Argentine superstar.

Most International Goals: Sunil Chhetri EQUALS Ferenc Puskas with 84 goals, Just BEHIND Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi - Check Goal List
Most International Goals: Sunil Chhetri EQUALS Ferenc Puskas with 84 goals, Just BEHIND Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi – Check Goal List

Most International Goals: Sunil Chhetri EQUALS Ferenc Puskas with 84 goals, Just BEHIND Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi – Check Goal List

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Highest International Goals in Football

Srl.No Player Country Goals
1 Cristiano Ronaldo Portugal 117*
2 Ali Daei Iran 109
3 Mokhtar Dahari Malaysia 89
4 Lionel Messi Argentina 86*
5 Sunil Chhetri India 84*
6 Ferenc Puskas Hungary 84
7 Ali Mobkhout UAE 80*
8 Godfrey Chitalu Zambia 79
9 Hussein Saeed Iraq 78
10 Pele Brazil 77

 

After the match Sunil Chhetri said, “Feels Good, but you have to carry on. I genuinely don’t care about records. I just want to enjoy myself as I move on to the last moments – just go out and enjoy on the pitch.”

Sunil Chhetri bagged his 84* goal at the International level in sublime. Right near the end of the first half of the game, defender Suresh was fouled some yards out of the box. Upon finding the ball inside the box from a Jeakson Singh pass, Sunil slotted the ball into the back of the net while the HongKong goalie watched on.

Most International Goals: Sunil Chhetri EQUALS Ferenc Puskas with 84 goals, Just BEHIND Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi – Check Goal List