During a facebook live chat, captain of Indian football team Sunil Chhetri put forward his opinion that player should surrounded by those people who want to grow or push you in a right manner.
Chhetri in a facebook live chat on the Indian Football team offical page said that, “Surround yourself with people who want you to grow and grows with you. Your well-wishers need to push you in the right manner, and grow sharper every dday”.
“My team works from behind the scenes, close friends, wife, and family. People do not know about them. I am just the one who goes out and does my job. I am doing the last bit. Giving me the right advice, saying on my face you are wrong has helped me improve every day,” he added.
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Further in a live chat, he weigh on the point that football players need to give oneself up in other hobbies and need to know what they do with the money.
“The boys need to know what to do with their money. They need to know where their money is going. I am not an expert with these things, but I do realise the importance of knowing the basics,” said Chhetri.
“I talk to them about things like taxes, investment plans, and other such stuff,” he added.
The 35 year old star footballer, with his 56 goals in 97 appearance he is also the all time top goal scorer go the Indian national team and also the most capped player.
In addition to the Arjuna Award in 2011, he was honored with FPAI Indian Player of the Year in 2009 and 2018, AFC Challenge Cup Most Valuable Player in 2008, SAFF Championship Player of the Tournament in 2011, Hero of the I-League for 2016-17 season and hero of Indian Super League for 2017-18 season.