Bollywood Celebs Honors Sunil Chhetri For Retirement

As Indian football icon Sunil Chhetri announced his formal retirement from international football, Bollywood celebrities and sports stars took to social media to bid him farewell and honour his remarkable achievements. The outpouring of admiration and respect highlighted the profound impact Chhetri has had on Indian football.

Ranveer Singh and Other Celebrities React

Ranveer Singh was among the first to comment on Sunil Chhetri’s Instagram post, responding with a teary-eyed emoji. This simple yet emotional response set the tone for the flood of tributes that followed. Arjun Kapoor and Abhishek Bachchan were also quick to pen heartfelt notes in honour of the football legend.

Arjun Kapoor’s Emotional Tribute

Arjun Kapoor, a known football enthusiast, shared a photo of Chhetri on his Instagram stories. He wrote, “End of an era. Thank you, Sunil Chhetri, for the memories, the passion, and the unmatched dedication.” Arjun’s message encapsulated the sentiments of many fans who have admired Chhetri’s dedication and contribution to the sport.

Abhishek Bachchan’s Heartfelt Note

Abhishek Bachchan took to Instagram to pay tribute to Sunil Chhetri. He wrote, “Congratulations Cap on such a Legendary career! It has been an honour to see you play for the country and lead by example. To one of the greatest ever Indian sportsmen… Thank you!” Bachchan’s tribute highlighted Chhetri’s exemplary leadership and significant contributions to Indian football.

Pankaj Tripathi and Sachin Tendulkar’s Praise

Pankaj Tripathi commented on Chhetri’s retirement post, expressing his affection and best wishes. “Lots of love and best wishes, friend!” he wrote. Cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar also lauded Chhetri for his legendary career, noting his service as the captain of India’s national football team and his impressive record of 94 international goals, making him the fourth-highest goal scorer in the world.

Sunil Chhetri’s Farewell Post

Sunil Chhetri shared a poignant photo of himself facing a packed stadium, captioning it, “Alright, then.” This simple yet powerful statement resonated with fans and fellow athletes alike, marking the end of an illustrious chapter in Indian sports history.


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