"Always wish you the best"- Virat Kohli's special birthday post for his 'true friend' Sunil Chhetri

Sunil Chhetri is celebrating his 38th birthday on Wednesday.

Virat Kohli and Sunil Chhetri | Twitter

Sunil Chhetri, the Indian men’s football team skipper, is celebrating his 38th birthday on Wednesday (August 3), and his close friend and Indian cricketer Virat Kohli shared a special birthday post for him.

Notably, Kohli and Chhetri are good friends, and they are often seen pulling each other's legs on social media. Apart from sharing a great friendship, they are also great admirers of each other.

Well, on India’s football icon’s birthday, Kohli took to Twitter to pen a special note to wish his friend a happy birthday. In his post, the former Indian skipper called Chhetri his true friend.

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Virat Kohli wrote on Twitter: “An honestly hardworking man full of good values & compassion. A man I can call a true friend. Very grateful for the friendship we have skip. Always wish you the best. As you get a year younger I send you my best wishes & all the positivity your way. Happy birthday @chetrisunil11.”

Notably, Sunil Chhetri is India's leading goal scorer, as well as the most capped player in the game of football. He was also honored with India's highest sporting awards, the Khel Ratna Award in 2021, the Padma Shri in 2019, and the Arjuna Award in 2011.

He was the first footballer to receive the Khel Ratna Award. Chhetri is also the first Indian player to have played on three different continents, as well as the third-highest international goalscorer among active players, behind only Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi.


By Rashmi Nanda - 03 Aug, 2022

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