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Virat Kohli Reacts On Sunil Chhetri’s Retirement Video; Comments “Proud”

Indian star batter Virat Kohli made a heartwarming comment on Sunil Chhetri’s retirement video tagged him as “Brother“. The entire sports community was shocked right after Indian football legend Sunil Chhetri announced his retirement after an illustrious 19-year international career.

Chhetri announced his retirement on his official social media accounts with a 10-minute video recalling his football career. The video went viral in a fraction of a second and many sports personalities reacted to his sudden shocking decision.


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Virat Kohli who shares a friendly bond with the Indian footballer came forward and reacted to the video post on his official Instagram handle. Virat Kohli expressed his gratitude by commenting “My Brother, PROUD” on the footballer’s Instagram video.

Virat Kohli's Comment On Sunil Chhetri's Retirement

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) also posted a tribute tweet by hailing the 39-year-old as an icon not only for football but also for sports as a whole.

“Your career has been nothing short of extraordinary and you have been a phenomenal icon for Indian football and Indian sports. Go well, Captain! #TeamIndia,” BCCI posted on X.

Indian spinner Yuzvendra Chahal wished Chhetri a happy retirement on X and wrote, “What a run you have had! Congratulations on an amazing career @chetrisunil11 Happy Retirement, legend.”

The Arjuna Award winner, Sunil Chhetri has played 150 matches and scored 94 goals on the international stage in his 19-year-long career. Chhetri is the third-highest goal-scorer on the global stage with icons Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi ahead of him.

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