Gurpreet Singh

Gurpreet Singh Sandhu Bio

Gurpreet Singh Sandhu, known as Gurpreet Singh is an Indian professional footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for the Indian Super League (ISL) club Bengaluru and the India national team. He began his career in football at the age of 9. He is best known to be named as the captain of the India national team for the first time in the friendly match against Puerto Rico on 3 September 2016, and a match India won by 4–1.

Gurpreet made his debut in continental competitions in Asia on 6 March 2012 in the AFC Cup against Al-Oruba which East Bengal lost 0–1. He made his debut for Bengaluru against April 25 Sports Club in an AFC Cup knockout stage match and his league debut was against  Mumbai City, keeping a clean sheet. He also made his debut for the India U19s against the Iraq U19s in the 2010 AFC U-19 Championship qualification on 5 November 2009.

Gurpreet featured for India in the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers, where he made his 35th appearance for the team against Oman on 5 September 2019, where he conceded 2 goals as India lost the match by 1–2.

 Gurpreet Singh Bio  
NameGurpreet Singh
Real NameGurpreet Singh Sadhu
Nick NameBurj Khalifa
ProfessionIndian Footballer- Goal Keeper; Captain of Indian National team (2021)
Famous ForBeing Goalkeeper
DebutYouth state level debut in 2006 in Haldwani.
Personal Information
Date of Birth3rd February 1992
Age (as in 2021)29 Years
BirthplaceMumbai, India
Zodiac signAquarius
HometownChamkaur Sahib, Punjab, India
ReligionSikhism (Jatt)
Physical Status
Height (approx.)In centimeter – 198
In Meter – 1.98
In Fit & Inch – 6′ 6″
Weight (approx.)In Kilogram – 74 Kg
In Pound – 163 Ibs
Body Measurements (B-C-W)Not Known
Eye ColorBrown
Hair ColorBlack
Education and More
SchoolSt.Stephen’s Academy
College/UniversityDAV College in Chandigarh.
Educational QualificationGraduate
Family and Relationships
FatherTejinder Singh Sandhu
MotherHarjit Kaur
SiblingsBrother: Mandeep Sandhu (Step-brother)
Sister: Aman Sandhu
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsDevenish Singh
SpouseDevenish Singh
HonoursArjuna Award by his excellency President in 2019 for outstanding performance in football.
Current TeamBengaluru FC
National TeamIndian Team
AchievementsBest Friend Award of The Year
Academy Award
The first Indian player to feature in UEFA Europa League on 30 June 2016.
 Performed for the first time in the Asia Continent competition on 6 march 2012. 
Indian Super Cup, 2011
Calcutta Football League in 2011, 2012–13 and 2013–14
Federation Cup, 2012
IFA Shield, 2012
Winner Indian Super League, 2018–19
Winner Hero Super Cup, 2018
Arjuna Award, 2019
Indian Super League Golden glove, 2018-19
Favorite FoodPunjabi Tandoori & Noodles
Favorite ActorAkshay Kumar
Favorite SportFootball & Cricket
Favorite ColorBlu & Red
Favourite AnimalDog
Favourite Football Club Manchester United
Favourite Goalkeeper Edwin van der Sar and Subrata Pal
Favourite Game after footballVolleyball, Cricket, Badminton, PubG.
Favourite PlayerZlatan Ibrahimovic
HobbiesSketching Image, Playing
Net Worth/Salary/Assets
Net Worth5 Crore +
SalaryDepended on match
Car collectionLexus

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