SUNIL CHETRI OVERTAKES MESSI

India captain Sunil Chetri added another feather to his illustrious cap as he overtook Argentina star Lionel Messi to become the second-highest active international goal-scorer on Monday.

Chhetri achieved the feat when he struck a brace to help India defeat Bangladesh 2-0 in the ongoing qualifiers for FIFA World Cup 2022 and AFC Asian Cup at the Jassim Bin Hamad Stadium in Doha.

The 36-year-old Chhetri scored both his goals in the second half of the match in the 79th and 92nd minute.

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.

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