Siliguri: After becoming India's highest international goal scorer here on Tuesday, football captain Sunil Chhetri thanked former skipper Bhaichung Bhutia for guiding him in his early career.
Chhetri scored his 43rd goal in national colours in India's 2-0 victory over Nepal in an international friendly here today to go past Bhaichung's record of 42 goals.
"Bhaichung bhai congratulated me urging me score more. I stay thankful to him. He has guided me to become what I am today," Chhetri said at the post-match press conference.