Sunil Chhetri Age, Height, Weight, Family, Wife, Biography, Net Worth

Sunil Chhetri is an Indian Professional footballer who plays as a forward and captains both Indian Super League club Bengaluru and the India national team He is known for his link-up play, goal scoring abilities, and leadership.

Sunil Chhetri Age, Height, Weight, Family, Wife, Biography, Net Worth

Sunil Chhetri Biography

Full NameSunil Chhetri
Nick NameBhai
ProfessionIndian Professional Footballer
Date of Birth3 August 1984 (Friday)
Sunil Chhetri Age (as of 2024)40 Years
BirthplaceSecunderabad, India
Zodiac SignLeo
NationalityIndian
HometownSecunderabad, India
ReligionHinduism
EthnicityIndian, Nepali
SchoolBahai School, Gangtok, Sikkim
College/UniversityAsutosh College, Kolkata
Education QualificationNot Known

Sunil Chhetri Age

Sunil Chhetri’s birthdate is August 3, 1984. Sunil Chhetri was 40 years old as of 2024. Sunil Chhetri’s zodiac sign is Leo.

Sunil Chhetri Affairs

Marital StatusMarried
Marriage DateNot Known
Affairs/GirlfriendSonam Bhattacharya (entrepreneur)
Sunil Chhetri Age, Height, Weight, Family, Wife, Biography, Net Worth

Sunil Chhetri Family

WifeSonam Bhattacharya
ChildrenSon:- Dhruv (born on 30 August 2023) Daughter:- Not Known
ParentsFather:- KB Chhetri
Mother:- Sushila Chhetri
SiblingsBrother:- Not Known
Sister:- Bandana Chhetri

Football Player

Professional Debut2002 for Mohun Bagan
RetirementOn 16 May 2024, he announced that he would retire from international football on 6 June 2024
Jersey Number11
PositionStriker, Centre-forward
Coach/MentorSubroto Bhattacharya

Physical Stats & More

Height (approx)In centimeters:- 170 cm
In meters:- 1.7 m
In feet & inches:- 5’7” feet
Weight (approx)In kilograms:- 62 kg
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourBlack
Measurement’sNot Known

Favourite Things

ActorShah Rukh Khan
ActressKonkona Sen
HobbiesListening to Music, Playing Cricket, Badminton, and Tennis
DestinationNot Known
Cricket PlayerSachin Tendulkar
Football PlayerLionel Messi, David Villa
DrinksNot Known

Sunil Chhetri Net Worth

Net Worth in 2024$1 Million (approx)
Net Worth in Indian RupeesINR- 8 Crore (Approx)
Salary$110,008

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Sunil Chhetri Age, Height, Weight, Family, Wife, Biography, Net Worth

Some Lesser Facts About Sunil Chhetri

  • Sunil’s parents are from Nepal. They later migrated to India.
  • Sunil’s father KB Chhetri officer retired from the EME Corps of the Indian Army.
  • Chhetri’s Mother Sushila Chhetri played for the Nepal women’s national team along with her twin sister.
  • During his formative years, Chhetri’s family was living in austerity. He did not have sufficient money to pursue his goals.
  • In 2008, Chhetri was about to play in Europe; he was very close to signing European football clubs like Leeds United of the Football League One and Estoril Praia of the Liga de Honra, the second division of Portugal.
  • On 25 January 2009, Chhetri was called up in Coventry, England to begin a trial at Coventry City of the Football League Championship, but four days later Chris Coleman, the Coventry City Manager said that they would not be following their interest in Chhetri.
  • On 30 August 2009, Hindustan Times announced that Chhetri had signed a three-year contract with English Football League Championship side Queens Park Rangers but that he was denied a work permit by the British government.
  • He was also the captain of the Indian national team from 2011 to 2016.
  • Chhetri has received the Arjuna Award from the Indian President.
  • Chhetri and Sonam the daughter of former Indian player Subroto Bhattacharya have been in a relationship for a long time. The couple is going to marry in 2017.
  • Sunil Chhetri has the world’s highest goals-per-match ratio in international football among current players.
  • Sunil has won for the national team in the 2007 2009 and 2012 Nehru Cup and the 2011 SAFF Championship.
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