Indian national football team captain Sunil Chhetri net worth is more than 1 million dollars. Chhetri has been a brilliant servant for the Indian national team and he has also been an integral part of Bengaluru FC.
Bengaluru won their first Indian Super League title back in 2018-19 and Sunil played a pivotal role in that. He has also won the I-league twice with Bengaluru FC and Churchill Brothers in 2014 and 2013 respectively.
He was also adjudged the Indian footballer of the year a record seven times and also lifted the most number of SAFF Championship during his playing career. His winning haul also included a Federation Cup and a Super Cup for Bengaluru FC while he also was a part of the squad that went on to win the Intercontinental Cup and AFC Challenge Cup.
he has also been adjudged the AIFF player of the year seven times in his career. He is also the captain of the Indian national football team.
Sunil Chhetri was born to Sushila Chhetri and Kb Chhetri in 1984 . He got married to Sonam Bhattacharya who happens to be the son of former Indian player Subrata Bhattacharya.
Sunil Chhetri Net Worth: Growth over the years
Sunil Chhetri’s net worth has grown over the years as his salary with the time has increased. The footballer is one of the highest paid stars of the Indian football circuit and his main source of income has been his salary from playing in the Indian Super League for Bengaluru FC.
He also has a number of endorsement deals and signed a three year deal with famous sports brand Puma in 2019. The 37 year old is still going strong and is expected to be fit for the upcoming season of the Indian Super League.
He has led India in several matches and has played for more than a decade in the blue jersey.
Sunil Chhetri Net Worth: Salary
Sunil Chhetri is contracted with the All India Football Federation and his current contract with Bengaluru FC runs until 2023. The footballer has played his entire career as a striker and has played for numerous clubs in his prolonged football career.
Chhetri’s first professional stint was with Mohun Bagan but it wasn’t very fruitful and he then moved to JCT and spent a couple of years there. He then also played for another Kolkata based club East Bengal. He is one of the very few players who has played for both Kolkata giants.
A player of his calibre has given trials at various clubs including Coventry City and Queens Park Rangers but none of the moves materialised. He has played for Kansas City Wizards and Sporting CP B but for a very brief period and returned to India after that. He has been one of the most well known football players across the country and has a reputation
He spent a season on loan at Churchill Brothers and helped the team in lifting their second Ileague title. He was picked up by Mumbai City in 2015 but that move didn’t yield any result and Sunil has been with Bengaluru since 2017 winning two I-League and one ISL title.
According to moneyball.insidesport.in Sunil Chhetri has drawn a salary of 1.5 crore in the latest season for Bengaluru FC in the ISL
Sunil Chhetri Net Worth: Endorsements
Sunil Chhetri has a three year deal with sports giants Puma which is set to expire after this year. He also endorses the fantasy football platform Twelfth Man. According to the Forbes magazine Sunil Chhetri’s earnings were 6.1 crores back in 2019. An average Indian footballer doesn’t get such recognition and fame that the Indian cricketers get far more.