Sunil Chhetri passes Rooney becomes 4th best active international scorer. Indian football team captain Chhetri became the 4th best active international scorer in the world, surpassing England’s Wayne Rooney with his 54th international goal. Chhetri’s goal helped India beat Kyrgyz Republic in the AFC Asian Cup qualifier. Notably, Chhetri’s goals per match ratio of 0.57 is better than Portugal captain Cristiano Ronaldo and Argentina captain Lionel Messi.True, football celebrates collective effort and at its best is a symphony in studs. But once in a while, there comes a player who decides matches on his own. On Tuesday, that man answered to the name of Chhetri. His wonder goal helped India take a giant step towards the 2019 Asian Cup finals because Kyrgyz Republic couldn’t find a reply.
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