India Win the Intercontinental Cup As Sunil Chhetri Scores A Brace To Equal Lionel Messi’s Goal Tally

Sunil Chhetri, the captain of India, scored a brace and took his tally to 64 International goals on Sunday and joined the magician Lionel Messi as the second highest international goal scorer among active players. Chhetri’s brace helped India beat Kenya 2-0 and be crowned the Intercontinental Cup champions in Mumbai. Chhetri scored in the 8th and the 29th minute to seal the match as well as touch the much anticipated milestone. Only Portuguese Star Cristiano Ronaldo leads the active players’ scoring tally with 81 goals from 150 matches.
Sunil Chhetri, with 102 appearances for India and Lionel Messsi in 124 internationals are currently jointly 21st in the all-time goal scorers list.