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Sunil Chhetri, his wife Sonam Bhattacharya blessed with a baby boy

Sunil Chhetri, the captain of the Indian men’s national football team, and his wife, Sonam Bhattacharya, have been blessed with a baby boy.

Sunil Chhetri, his wife Sonam Bhattacharya blessed with a baby boy

Sunil Chhetri, and his wife Sonam Bhattacharya blessed with a baby boy. 

Last Updated: 07.45 PM, Aug 31, 2023

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Congratulations and celebrations! Sunil Chhetri, the captain of the Indian men’s national football team, and his wife, Sonam Bhattacharya, announced in a statement today that they have been blessed with a baby boy.

According to news portal ABP news, Sonam Bhattacharya gave birth to a baby boy on August 30 in a hospital in Bengaluru. It is reported that both the newborn and the mother are in good health. Interestingly, the couple has not shared the news development on their social media handles yet.

News portal HT City also reported about the development. “Sunil Chhetri, the captain of the Indian men’s national football team, and his wife, Sonam Bhattacharya, have been blessed with a baby boy @chetri_sunil11,” wrote the news portal on Instagram today.

In June this year, Sunil Chhetri publicly announced that his wife is pregnant with his first child at the Intercontinental Cup. "Me and my wife are expecting a baby, this is how she wanted me to announce - it's for her and the baby. I just hope we get all the blessings and best wishes," he shared in a press statement.

About Sunil Chhetri

Sunil Chhetri is an Indian professional footballer who is widely regarded as one of the greatest footballers in the country's history. Born on August 3, 1984, in Secunderabad, Chhetri has had an illustrious career, both at the domestic and international levels. He has represented top clubs like Bengaluru FC and Mohun Bagan in the domestic circuit, winning numerous accolades and titles.

Chhetri is also the all-time leading goal scorer for the Indian national football team, with over 70 goals to his name. Known for his incredible work ethic, skill, and leadership qualities, Chhetri has been a true inspiration for aspiring footballers in India. In 2021, he received the Khel Ratna Award, India's highest sporting honor, and became the first footballer to receive the award.

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