Lallianzuala Chhangte Biography: Personal Life, Career, Playing Style, Age, Height, Girlfriend, Facts & Networth

Lallianzuala Chhangte

Lallianzuala Chhangte Biography

Lallianzuala Chhangte, an Indian professional football player who competes for both the India national team and Indian Super League club Mumbai City, was born on June 8, of the year 1997. Lallianzuala Chhangte plays as a winger.

Lallianzuala Chhangte was named the AIFF Men’s Player of the Year for 2022–2023.

Domestic Football Career

Lallianzuala, a talented footballer, was brought to DSK Shivajians’s Liverpool International Football Academy in 2014 to play for their under-18 team’s debut season in the 2014-15 I-League U19 season. Lallianzuala Chhangte led the squad in scoring with 16 goals, which helped them advance to the championship game. In the year 2015, Lallianzuala Chhangte represented India U19 in the Asia U18 Champions Trophy, reaching the semi-finals before losing to Japan’s Kashima Antlers. In 2016, Lallianzuala Chhangte trained at Liverpool’s youth academy in Kirkby.

Lallianzuala Chhangte was loaned to North East United FC for the 2016 Indian Super League season after signing his first professional deal with DSK Shivajians. Lallianzuala Chhangte made his debut match against Mumbai FC on 8 January of the year 2017, scoring his first professional goal and debut goal against Mumbai FC in the second match. Lallianzuala Chhangte played his last match against Minerva Punjab FC on 20 April, resulting in a 4–4 draw.

In the 2017-18 Indian Super League season, Chhangte was selected by Delhi Dynamos (now Odisha FC) for 27 lakh rupees. Lallianzuala Chhangte scored his first goal on 22 November of the year 2017 against FC Pune City, followed by his second goal on 14 January of the year 2018 against Bengaluru FC and third goal on 27 February against Mumbai City FC. With three goals, Lallianzuala Chhangte completed the 2017–18 campaign.

In the 2018-19 Indian Super League season, Chhangte played his first match against Pune City, followed by Lallianzuala Chhangte’s second goal against Jamshedpur FC, third goal against FC Goa, and fourth goal against Mumbai City FC. Lallianzuala Chhangte ended his last campaign with five goals.

After failing a second trial with Viking FK, Chhangte joined Chennaiyin FC on a two-year contract on 30 August of the year 2019. Lallianzuala Chhangte played his debut match on 23 October of the year 2019 and scored his second goal on 23 January 2020, a 4–1 victory over Jamshedpur FC. Lallianzuala Chhangte scored a brace in the second match against Kerala Blasters FC, and scored the equalizer against North East United on 25 February.

Lallianzuala Chhangte had a remarkable season, scoring seven goals and passing Sunil Chhetri as the second-highest goal scorer in India. In the 2020–21 Indian Super League season, Lallianzuala Chhangte scored his first goal on 24 November of the year 2021, followed by his second goal on 26 December of the year 2020 against East Bengal, a 2–2 draw, and a brace against North East United on 18 February. Lallianzuala Chhangte ended his 2020–21 campaign with four goals.

International Football Career

Lallianzuala played three times for the India U19 team during a lackluster qualifying run for the 2016 AFC U-19 Championship. Lallianzuala Chhangte received a call-up for the Indian team to compete in the 2015 SAFF Championship. Lallianzuala Chhangte started as a replacement for Robin Singh in the 77th minute of India’s encounter against Sri Lanka on December 25, of the year 2015, in the tournament. India won 2-0. Lallianzuala Chhangte was selected as player No. 502/9 for the Indian national team. Chhangte made his debut for India on December 27 when he scored twice in a 4-1 victory over Nepal in the same competition. With those goals, Lallianzuala Chhangte passed Jerry Zirsanga, who scored for India’s senior national team at the age of 16 years, 311 days, and Baichung Bhutia, who scored at the age of 18 years, 90 days, to become the third-youngest goal scorer for India at that time.

Lallianzuala Chhangte played for India at the 2018 SAFF Championship, where he scored once against Sri Lanka on September 5 to assist India win their opening group match by a score of 2–0. Lallianzuala Chhangte was selected to represent the football team of India in the Intercontinental Cup team of the year 2019. On July 13, of the year 2019, with India trailing North Korea 0-3, Lallianzuala Chhangte scored a goal in the second game, which India ultimately lost 2–5 in. Lallianzuala Chhangte was named in the squad for the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers due to his strong performance in the ISL.

Personal Life

Chhangte was born in Mizoram’s Lunglei. Lallianzuala Chhangte’s father worked in education. Lallianzuala Chhangte started playing football in first grade. Football player CVL Remtluanga, who is presently a member of Odisha FC’s reserve team, is his brother. Frank Lampard, a former England international, and Cristiano Ronaldo, a current Portugal international, are among Chhangte’s favorite players.

Football Playing Style

Chhangte is a quick player with a remarkable top speed of 35.80 kilometers per hour. Due to his rapid pace, Lallianzuala Chhangte is known as “Mizo Flash.” Lallianzuala Chhangte is a dynamic player with excellent positioning, dribbling skills, and a precise understanding of how to complete a goal. Lallianzuala Chhangte is one of the most crucial players for India because of his abilities and vision on the field.

Bio Data

Full name: Lallianzuala Chhangte

Date of birth: 8 June 1997 

Age:  26 Years

Place of birth:  Lunglei, Mizoram, India

Height: 1.67 m (5 ft 6 in)

Position(s): Winger

Current team:  Mumbai City

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