Born on 21st July 1993, Sandesh Jhingan is an international football player from India who plays in the centre-back position for the Indian national team. He originally hails from Chandigarh but Kerala was his second home and he always impressed the fans (Manjappada) with his performance. He was the former captain of Kerala Blasters and has won the Indian Super League ‘Emerging Player of the Year’ in 2014. He played for United Sikkim in 2012-2013 season before moving to the Mumbai I-League side, where he spent his 2013-2014 season. Kerala Blasters signed him in 2014 and made several loan moves to Sporting Goa, DSK Shivajians and Bengaluru F.C in 2015, 2016 and 2017 seasons. He currently holds the record for the most number of appearances for Kerala Blasters. However, he has ended his six-year journey with Kerala Blasters FC in May 2020 to join club abroad.