New Delhi/Kolkata, Sept. 16 -- With 72 goals for India and getting younger with time, it fit that Sunil Chhetri, 36, would speak on Cristiano Ronaldo's recent international century. In this exclusive interview, the India and Bengaluru FC captain also spoke on life in the lockdown, dealing with a bio-bubble, why India's games against Bangladesh and Afghanistan still haunt him and more. Excerpts
It's been over six months since you last played. Is this the longest break in your career?
By far. We footballers, those who play for the country as well, keep whining about not getting enough rest but this time we got one. Not an ideal situation and I would never prefer such a long break.
How was the lockdown?
The day it was announced (March 24)....