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Virat Kohli Honors Indian Football Icon Sunil Chhetri: "My Brother, Proud!

Virat Kohli Honors Indian Football Icon Sunil Chhetri: “My Brother, Proud!

Sunil Chhetri, the eminent Indian footballer, recently announced his retirement from international football after an illustrious 19-year journey that left an indelible mark on the nation’s sporting history. His decision was met with an outpouring of tributes and accolades from notable figures across the sports landscape, underscoring his profound impact on Indian football.

The Farewell Announcement

Sunil Chhetri chose the digital realm to unveil his retirement plans, taking to his official social media platforms to share a poignant 10-minute video reflecting on his career milestones. In this heartfelt address, he reminisced about his debut for the national team and shed light on the motivations behind his retirement choice.

A Transformative Figure

Widely hailed as a transformative force in Indian football, Sunil Chhetri’s influence transcended borders, earning him admiration both at home and on the global stage. He decided to don the national jersey one last time in a poignant match against Kuwait on June 6 at the iconic Salt Lake Stadium,

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bidding adieu to a glorious era spanning nearly two decades.

Tributes from Sporting Icons

Virat Kohli, renowned Indian cricketer and a close confidant of Sunil Chhetri, poured his heart out on Instagram, expressing immense pride in their brotherly bond. Kohli’s words resonated deeply: “My Brother, PROUD.”

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) joined the chorus of accolades, lauding Chhetri as an icon not confined to football but extending across the entire sports spectrum.

BCCI’s Tribute

The BCCI, through its official channels, hailed Sunil Chhetri’s illustrious career, highlighting his impact as a beacon for Indian football and the broader sports fraternity. Their heartfelt message encapsulated warm wishes: “Go well, Captain! #TeamIndia.”

Sunil Chhetri’s retirement marks the end of an era in Indian football, but his legacy as a pioneer and role model will continue to inspire generations to come.

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