Here’s the list of the top 10 Indian football players.
Top 10 Indian Football Players
1. Sunil Chhetri
He was born in 1984 in Secunderabad. Currently, he leads the Indian football team. Sunil Chhetri is India’s highest goal scorer and the world’s second-highest goalscorer after Ronaldo. He has played 115 international matches and scored over 72 goals. He was named Asian icon on his 34th birthday in 2018. He was awarded Arjuna Award in 2011 and Padma Shri Award in 2019. In Indian Super League (ISL), he plays for Bengaluru FC.
2. Udanta Singh
He started his football career at Tata football academy. In ISL, he is playing for Bengaluru FC. He is also playing for the national team. He was the golden boot winner of 2019.
3. Sandesh Jhingan
He is the brother of great football player Vivek Gulati. He is the defender of the Indian national football team. In ISL, he plays for ATK Mohun Bagan.
4. Gurpreet Singh Sandhu
He made his first international debut against Iran in 2009. He is also the first Indian player to join the UEFA Europe League. He is a goalkeeper. In ISL, he does goal-keeping for Bengaluru FC.
5. Jakichand Singh
He is the midfielder of the Indian football team and Mumbai City FC. He made his international debut in 2015 against Nepal.
6. Jeje Lalpekhlua
He was born in Mizoram. He has scored 95 goals in his whole football career. Jeje plays for the Indian football team and Chennaiyin FC.
7. Sahal Abdul Samad
He was born in UAE. He recently joined Kerala Blaster in ISL in 2020. He is also a midfielder of the national team. He has scored 89 goals in 57 matches in his career.
8. Rahul Bheke
He plays as a defender in the Indian national team and Bengaluru FC. He made his international debut in 2019.
9. Amrinder Singh
He is the goalkeeper of the Indian football team and Mumbai City FC. He made his international debut in 2014. In the same year, he represented the country in Asian Games.
10. I.M. Vijayan
He is ranked at number 10th because he was a great former Indian player. He was a centre forwarder and striker for the national team. He had scored 49 goals in 79 matches in his whole international career.