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India: Sunil Chhetri needs one more year to match this Bhaichung Bhutia record

Sunil Chhetri is set to embark on his 20th season in professional football when the 2021-22 Indian Super League (ISL) season kicks off later this year.

On the front of his senior international career with India, Chhetri has donned the national team colours in every single calendar year since making his debut 16 years ago.

What is Bhaichung Bhutia's record that Sunil Chhetri can match next year?

Nicknamed 'The Sikkimese Sniper', Bhutia made his senior national team debut in 1995 and went on to record at least one appearance in every single calendar year for 17 straight years till his retirement from international football in 2011.