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Happy Birthday Sunil Chhetri: Sachin Tendulkar has a special request from him

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On the day of his birthday India football captain Sunil Chhetri got a very special request from Master blaster Sachin Tendulkar. Sachin urged Sunil to bring more medals to the country and take the game to the next level. Since 2005 Chhetri has made 101 appearances for India, has turned 34 today. Tendulkar with his wishes shared an old picture in which he can be seen in conversation with Sunil.

“Wishing @chetrisunil11 a very happy birthday. May you continue to bring more and more success to @IndianFootball and take it to the next level.”

Sunil, who is bought by Bengaluru FC in the Indian Super League (ISL). Has helped the club finish as runners-up in 2016 and almost won the I-League title twice before they joined ISL.

Bengaluru FC also wished Chhetri on his birthday. “It’s the skipper’s birthday and we’re revisiting this cheeky panenka from the @IndSuperLeague semifinal against @FCPuneCity at the Fortress. #HappyBirthdaySunilChhetri?,”.

Chhetri will next lead India against Asia’s finest teams in AFC Asian Cup in the UAE which will be played in January.

Chhetri, is India’s finest football player with 64 goals to his name is also the third highest goal scorer in international football.