Best Footballer in Asia 2018: Sunil Chhetri finishes above Andres Iniesta, Paulinho
by Shubham Sharma
The Indian International forward has been placed above former FC Barcelona legend Andres Iniesta, former Barcelona midfielder Paulinho and former Manchester United forward Shinji Kagawa. India's stalwart striker Sunil Chhetri has been ranked above some big names in footballing world in the list of top footballers in Asia in the year 2018.
Chhetri finished at 21st position in the rankings, above players like Andres Iniesta, Paulinho and Shinji Kagawa. The ‘Best Footballer in Asia’ award is annually awarded by Titan Sports and consists of Asian origin players and foreigners playing for different clubs within Asia.
In 2017, the striker, who plies his trade with Bengaluru FC in the Indian Super League,, ended on 25th spot in the list and has climbed four spots to claim the 21st rank in the much coveted list. Here are the the final top 30 rankings: