Sunil Chhetri tweeted back after Virat Kohli’s : The 2 great names of their respective sports activities extract fun from pulling one another’s legs on social media. Viray Kohli and Sunil Chhetri have enjoyable moments collectively within the subject as effectively.
The friendship between the legendary cricketer and the captain of the Indian soccer group is no secret. The camaraderie between the 2 mega stars of Indian sports activities once again came to light when Kohli took to Twitter. He wished Chhetri on his thirty-eighth birthday.
“An honestly hardworking man full of good values & compassion. A man I can call a true friend. Very grateful for the friendship we have skip. Always wish you the best. As you get a year younger I send you my best wishes & all the positivity your way. Happy Birthday, @chetrisunil11 ♥️.”
They are two of the most loved sporting icons in India. Virat Kohli is regarded as one of the best batsmen of all time. Chettri is considered the greatest footballer in India. He is also the highest goalscorer in the country at the international level.
Chettri quickly responded to Kohli’s tweet. He appreciated and thanked him for his kind words.
“Champ, I appreciate the kind words. The feeling about our friendship is mutual, and I too, am very grateful that our paths crossed the way they did,” wrote the Indian football captain, Sunil Chhetri responding to Kohli’s tweet.
There has been a long line of birthday wishes. These wishes flocked in from different quarters for the football legend on social media.
In the recent past, Chhetri had shared a video on Instagram. He was seen praising himself for being better at playing football than his juniors. Reacting to his video, Kohli tweeted. In his tweet, he called Chhetri a ‘legend’. Chhetri replied hilariously to Kohli’s tweet.
“Sab broccoli aur palak ka khel hai. Woh adrak ka swad ke baare mein kya kehte hai? Cheers, champ.”
Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna awardee Sunil Chhetri is the leading goal scorer for the Indian football national team. He is on the list of the top ten highest goal scorers in international men’s football. The list includes legendary footballers Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi. He is the first Indian to play in three different continents- Asia, Europe (Sporting Club de Portugal), and North America (Kansas City Wizards).
All India Football Federation(AIFF) named him player of the year a total of six times. At the international level, the Indian skipper has contributed to the win of the AFC Challenge Cup in 2008, the Nehru Cup in 2007, 2009, and 2012, the SAFF Championship in 2011 and 2015, and the Intercontinental Cup in 2017 and 2018.
There is a growing debate over Kohli’s performance and his inclusion in the national team for ICC T20 World Cup. But his jovial side sends positive vibes to his fans worldwide.