Indian Soccer workforce captain Sunil Chettri is an enormous fan of Lionel Messi and if he ever has an opportunity to fulfill the Argentinian he’ll simply give him a pleasant handshake, and that is about it. Whereas speaking about Chhetri’s exploits for the nation, most individuals evaluate the striker’s haul with Lionel Messi as he’s at present two objectives away from the six-times Ballon D’or winner. Chettri who has every so often dismissed these comparisons reiterated that there isn’t any distinction between him and FC Barcelona’s ahead.
“There’s a whole lot of speak, even in my household WhatsApp group, and I inform everybody the identical factor. The reality is that there is completely no comparability between me and him,” Chettri stated in an official launch by AIFF.
“Together with everybody else on this planet, I’m additionally an enormous fan. There is no such thing as a comparability in anyway,” he added.
Sunil additional pointed that after he’s finished enjoying solely then he’ll speak in regards to the numbers.
“As for the numbers, as soon as I would finished enjoying, we’ll discuss them. We’ll take out one objective and we are going to speak in regards to the anecdote. I imply, no one within the nation has performed extra video games than me, that is one thing good. No person within the nation has scored greater than me, I really feel honoured,” Chhetri stated.
“These items are good, they usually encourage me, however I do not take into consideration them too typically. Solely as soon as I am finished, and I’ve bought a stomach stuffed with meals, then we are able to discuss them,” Chhetri added.
The 36-year-old is at present in Doha and making ready for the match in opposition to Afghanistan within the Qualifiers on June 15.
The Indian facet is already out of rivalry to qualify for FIFA World Cup 2022, however the Blue Tigers can nonetheless qualify for AFC Asian Cup.
On the query of how he’ll greet Lionel Messi if he ever meets him, Chettri humbly replied, “I would say, ‘Hello, I am Sunil Chhetri, and I am an enormous fan’. And that is about it. I can’t hassle him. I am a fan, however all of the individuals I am a fan of, I do not hassle them a lot.”
“If I meet him, I will be pleased, if I do not, I am nonetheless good. After I’m unhappy, I watch Messi’s movies, and it makes me pleased, so after I meet him, I will inform him I am a fan, give him a pleasant handshake, and that is about it,” he concluded.
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