Shunil Chhetri is the Messi of India: Constantine

Stephen Constantine accolades about the India skipper ahead of the crucial match against Bahrain.

People in India love Chhetri as much as they love Messi.

In the recent past the India skipper overtook the Argentine striker in the goal scoring chart of International football, and the Indian skipper heaped praised about this star.

So far the 34 year old ahs scored 67 goals for his country, trailing behind the Portuguese superstar Cristiano Ronaldo  by 18 goals,and today he is ready to equal to match the record of Bhaichung Bhutia’s record to represent team India  107 times.

Constantine voiced: “You compare Chhetri and Messi. I would say that he is the Messi of India. He’s a fantastic player, he keeps scoring at the international level and for his club on a regular basis. He’s been a great player for India for I don’t know how many years. I hope that continues to be this way,”

Indian coach announced that today the Blue tigers will got for all the three points against Bahrain, though a single point from the match will make them through to the next round of the tournament, which they didn’t crossed since 1964.

Constantine said: “We will not be playing for a draw. We will go for a win. We don’t know how to play for a draw. It’s not something that is in mine or the players’ head. We are here to win,”