This is a list of Indian international footballers, who have played for the India national ...
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Top 10 Best Indian Football Players 1. Sunil Chhetri 2. Subrata Pal 3. Jeje Lalpekhlua 4. Gurpreet Singh Sandhu 5. Sandesh Jhingan 6. Pritam Kotal 7. Rowllin Borges 8. Anwar Ali 9. Francis Fernandes 10. Robin Singh
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Here is the list of top 5 best and famous Indian football players of all time: #1 Bhaichung Bhutia. Famous Indian Football Players: Bhaichung Bhutia was the lone torchbearer of India football and he represented India for a long period of time in the late 90s and 2000. Indian football legends Bhaichung and Vijayan were a deadly competition and three times Indian football players of the year Vijayapan describe Bhutia as “Gods” gift to Indian football.
After the success of several Indian football clubs abroad, the All India Football Federation (AIFF) was formed in 1937. In the same year, India made a long official tour on invitation by Australian Football Association, from August to October where they played 17 matches against many states, districts, club teams and 5 friendly matches against the Australian national side too.
India’s tryst with football first began way back in 1924, under the British regime with a team consisting of both Indians and Englishmen. Since then, the Indian football team endured an upward rising curve with the zenith coming in the early 1950s and 60s when India were regulars in major footballing events across the country.
India’s golden era was during the 1950s and early 1960s arguably, when under the coaching of Syed Abdul Rahim, the team won the Gold Medal in the inaugural Asian Games in Delhi in 1951, and repeated the feat in the 1962 Asian Games in Jakarta. The Asian Games Gold in 1951 was India’s first-ever major trophy.
Football in India has historically been among the top 3 most popular sports in terms of players participation and TV Viewership, together with long time number one cricket and re-emerging kabaddi. India's current top domestic football league is Indian Super League, formed as an unrecognised professional league with eight teams (now 11) to ...