Sunil Chhetri, India’s senior national football team captain, was presented with the Major Dhyan Chaud Khel Ratna award by President Ram Nath Kovind. It was presented on November 13th. The function took place at Rashtrapati Bhawan.
On Saturday, Chhetri received the Major Dhyanchand Khel Ratna Award. The President of India Ram Nath Kovind presented National Sports Awards to the athletes.
He is an Indian footballer who is undoubtedly the best in India. With 80 goals, he currently shares second place with Lionel Messi, six-time Ballon D’Or winner, in the international goal scorers list of active footballers.
He was previously awarded the Arjuna Award and Padma Shri Award.
The Major Dhyan Chaud Khel Ratna Award was presented to Chhetri, Neeraj Chopra, Para shooter Avani Leekhara, and India women’s cricket legend Mithali Raj.