Striker who made his professional debut in 1995 with East Bengal and played for India's national team from 1995-2011.
He competed in soccer, badminton, basketball, and track and field in school.
From 1999-2002, he played for Bury.
He and Madhuri Tipnis had fraternal twins April 8, 2010.
Striker Sunil Chhetri was his teammate on India's national team.