After Indian Football team captain Sunil Chhetri urged the football fans of the country to come to see their match in the stadium in any condition to support the foundation and players, the show has become houseful due to immense impact. In another tweet, the captain said if this is the response they will get every time then he will leave no scope for complaints.
We promise you that if that’s the kind of support we get every time we play for the country, we will give our lives on the pitch. India, this night was special because we were in this together. Those in the stands shouting, and the ones at home cheering – thank you!
— Sunil Chhetri (@chetrisunil11) June 4, 2018
Sunil Chhetri is an Indian professional footballer who plays as a striker for Indian club Bengaluru FC and the Indian national team. He plays at the forward position.
— Virat Kohli (@imVkohli) June 2, 2018
Virat Kohli backed his football counterpart Sunil Chhetri, who appealed to fans to come and watch the national football side play.
Not many players reach where this legend has reached ! 100 games is big . Hats off @chetrisunil11 Cmon guys let’s make it special and the only way you can do it is by watching him and the team live at the stadium.
— ajinkyarahane88 (@ajinkyarahane88) June 4, 2018
In a tweet, Indian batsman Ajinkya Rahane has also urged fans to go out and support the national team.
— Sachin Tendulkar (@sachin_rt) June 3, 2018
Chhetri’s emotional appeal came a day after slamming a hat-trick in India’s 5-0 demolition of Chinese Taipei in the tournament opener, and he found instant support from the country’s top cricketers, including current captain Virat Kohli and the legendary Sachin Tendulkar.
Chhetri is the country’s leading scorer with 59 goals from 99 international cups, placing him third in the world’s leading scorer’s list after Ronaldo and Messi.