Sunil Chhetri Becomes 3rd Highest Goal-Scorer After Lionel Messi
Sunil Chhetri scored twice for India to beat Maldives (3-1) in their last match, advancing to SAFF Championships final on October 13. With his brace, the 37-year-old has now surpassed Pele's record of 77 international goals. He is presently the world's third-highest-active-goal-scorer. Chhetri is one goal behind Argentina's Lionel Messi, second-best international goal-scorer after Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo. India finished first in the five-team-standings with eight points.