The Indian Super League (ISL) is the most competitive football league in India, with all the top players from the country participating in it. The league also boasts decent foreign talent, while in recent times, it has emerged as a breeding ground for youngsters.
Here, we take a look at five Indian players who have scored the most goals in the history of the league:
1. Sunil Chhetri - 51 goals in 114 games
Sunil Chhetri is without doubt the most popular footballer in India, with the striker a talismanic presence for both club and country. The 37-year-old is the top Indian goalscorer in the ISL, with 51 goals to his name so far.
Chettri has been with Bengaluru FC since 2016/17, though he also played for Mumbai City FC in the past.
2. Jeje Lalpekhlua - 24 goals in 76 games
It is unfortunate that Jeje Lalpekhlua has failed to live up to his talent, though he has still put in decent performances during his career. The 31-year-old, who has played for a number of clubs in the ISL so far has netted 24 goals in the competition.
He currently features for SC East Bengal.
3. Lallianzuala Chhangte - 20 goals in 97 games
A young talent who is highly spoken of is Lallianzuala Chhangte, with the striker putting in impressive performances on the pitch. While the 24-year-old might not be the most consistent goalscorer, he provides that spark that is needed on the field.
4. Bipin Singh - 16 goals in 76 games
A winger by trade, Bipin Singh has played a key role in all of Mumbai City's success in the recent past with the 27-year-old a key presence for the club.
Singh has the knack of scoring important goals and will no doubt look to add to his tally as his career progresses.
5. Manvir Singh - 15 goals in 92 games
Considered as one of the most promising strikers in India, Manvir Singh currently plays for ATK Mohun Bagan and is one of their best players.
The 26-year-old is not only known for scoring goals, but is also a reliable presence for his manager on the field.