Sunil Chhetri closes in on Lionel Messi's international goals tally 

Sports Tak Staff
June 22, 2023

Sunil Chhetri’s hat-trick led India to a comprehensive 4-0 win over Pakistan 2023 SAFF Championship clash on June 21. 

The Indian talisman became the second-highest Asian goalscorer in international football.

Pakistan failed to put up a fight against hosts India as Chhetri created history in the second encounter of the tournament. 

Let's take a look at the list of footballers who has scored the most goals in international football. 

Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo leads the chart with 123 international goals. 

Ali Daei of Iran is second with 109 goals from 149 matches.

Argentina's Lionel Messi has scored 103 international goals. 

Chhetri has now scored 90 international goals for India. 

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