Neeraj Chopra has a wonderful moment with Bengaluru FC captain Sunil Chhetri before of the ISL 2023-24 match against Punjab FC.
Olympic Gold Medalist Neeraj Chopra was in attendance as Bengaluru FC took on Punjab FC at Sree Kanteerava in ISL 2023-24. India’s Golden Boy shared a heartfelt moment with Bengaluru FC and Indian Football Team skipper Sunil Chhetri. Chopra attended the match after being named as the brand ambassador for JSW Group, which includes Bengaluru FC.
Chopra had an incredible year, becoming the first Indian athlete to win a gold medal at the World Athletics Championships in Budapest in August. He replicated his idol, Jan Jelezny, who claimed both the Olympic and world crowns at the same time. In October, he defended his gold medal in the Asian Games. A heartwarming moment was created when the Olympic gold medalist exchanged jerseys with Sunil Chhetri.
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This year, his outstanding performance put him into the top 11 nominees for Men’s World Athlete of the Year. Chopra is currently on the shortlist of five names. As a result, he is in a significant position to join Usain Bolt, Carl Lewis, and Michael Johnson in the club. On December 11th, the winners will be announced.
Bengaluru FC will consider a comeback as they host Punjab FC at Sree Kanteerava, with Golden Boy Neeraj Chopra in attendance. Last year, Simon Grayson accomplished the seemingly impossible by leading his side to the final. The charm, however, appears to have worn off. Bengaluru FC would like to resume their season as soon as feasible.
In ISL 2023-24, the Blues are in seventh position with one win, four ties, and three defeats. Despite having one of the league’s best-attacking squads, the Blues have struggled to score. As a result, they have only scored ten goals in eight games. Bengaluru FC played out a thrilling 3-3 draw against ISL entrants Punjab FC.