Fifa World Cup 2022: Legendary Indian football players you did not know about

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Bhaichung Bhutia

He was the captain of the India National Team from 2003 till 2007 and under him they reached their highest FIFA ranking at 98th position in 2006.

Subrata Paul

Subrata Paul is an Indian professional footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for Indian national team. He has represented India in the 2014 FIFA World Cup.

IM Vijayan

IM Vijayan is considered one of the legends of Indian football because he is the first player to score a hat-trick in a FIFA World Cup qualifier.

Sunil Chettri

Sunil Chettri captains the Indian football team. Chhetri was the joint second highest international goal scorer currently playing.

Peter Thangaraj

Peter thangaraj was voted as the best goalkeeper of Asia in 1958. He has also represented Indian Football Team in Rome Olympics 1960 and at Melbourne 1956.

PK Banerjee

P. K. Banerjee was a striker who played for the Indian national team and also captained them. Banerjee received the FIFA Order of Merit which is the highest honour that FIFA awards.

Sailen Manna

Sailen Manna is the only Indian footballer to have been named as one of the 10 Best Captains in the World by the English FA.

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