India's first football poster-boy played his final match against Bayern Munich. A rapid-fire fact sheet on what made Bhaichung the face of the sport in India.
Bhaichung bagged football scholarship from Sports Authority of India in 1986. Age: 10
He chose India U-16 trials over ICSE exams in 1992. Age: 16
Earned a professional contract from East Bengal Club in 1993. Age: 17
In 1995, he made his debut for the senior national team. Age: 19
Scored his first hat-trick in 1998. Age: 22 Played against Manchester United for Bury FC in 2001.
Won ASEAN Cup in 2003. Was honoured with the Arjuna Award in 2008.
A footballer, an inspiration, a teacher and a charisma - Bhaichung Bhutia.
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