Sandesh Jhingan is one of India’s finest central defenders and the leader of the defence in the Indian football team. His sturdy physique marked by exceptional commitment makes him one of the trusted deputies at the back for any side he plays for.
Sandesh Jhingan was born on 21 July 1993, and he is currently 27 years old.
From ATK, Jhingan gets Rs 1.7 to Rs 2 crore per season. Sandesh Jhingan’s net worth is estimated at around $5 Million USD Approx. His salary is earned majorly from the Indian football team allowance and his wages at his current club ATK Mohun Bagan. He has also earned big sums at Kerala Blasters and Bengaluru FC previously.
Sandesh Jhingan is engaged to his Russian girlfriend Ivanka Pavlova. Pavlova is a photographer and a makeup artist with 9 years of experience. She runs her own PR and Social Media blog and her own fashion brand called ‘Ruya.’ She has been dating Jhingan for more than a year.
Sandesh Jhingan has played 38 games for the Indian football team and has risen to his knack of scoring goals by finding the net on four occasions.
He is also the most capped player at Kerala Blasters with 78 appearances in his 6 years with the club since the inaugural season in 2014. Jhingan has made 98 appearances in the ISL, making him one of the most capped Indians and defenders overall in the league.
He rose to fame after signing for Kerala Blasters in the ISL after his stint in 2014. Jhingan earlier had won the I-League 2nd Division with United Sikkim to enter the mainstream Indian football scene. Despite staying at Kerala Blasters from 2016 to 2020, he has had loan spells at Sporting Goa, DSK Shivajians and Bengaluru FC. Jhingan was linked to a move to a lower division club in Europe, which was put to the shelf due to the pandemic and he eventually joined his present club, ATK Mohun Bagan FC.