Sunil Chhetri (Nepali: सुनिल छेत्री; Hindi: सुनील छेत्री; born 3 August 1984) is an Indian professional footballer who plays as a striker for Bengaluru FC in the I-League on loan from Mumbai City in the Indian Super League. He is the captain of the Indian national football team, and also the all-time top goalscorer with 50 goals in 88 appearances for the senior national team.
Born in Secunderabad, Chhetri began his professional career at Mohun Bagan in 2002. He then moved to JCT where he scored 21 goals in 48 games, the most he has scored for any side in his career. He signed for the Kansas City Wizards of Major League Soccer in 2010, becoming the third player from the subcontinent of note to go abroad.. However, that stint in the United States did not last long and soon he was back in India's I-League where he played for Chirag United and Mohun Bagan before going back abroad. This time he was signed by Sporting Clube de Portugal of the Primeira Liga where he played for the club's reserve side