Monu Goyat is n Indian Kabaddi player who plays for Haryana Steelers in the Pro Kabaddi League. Hailing from a small village in Bhiwani district of Haryana, Goyat was born on 16 October 1992. He is considered as one of the best raiders in the Pro Kabaddi League.
He debuted for Bengal Warriors in Season 4 with 59 points in 13 games was number 15 in the list of most successful raids. He played with the Patna Pirates in the 5th Season and in Season 6 he has been signed by Haryana Steelers. He made his debut for the Indian team in 2018 at the Kabaddi Masters held in Dubai.
The running hand touch is considered as his signature move where the raider rushes towards a defender and extends his entire body for a quick touch with his hand before escaping to safety.
Rise to glory
Monu Goyat was the key player for Patna Pirates in their Pro Kabaddi Season 5 campaign and he alone scored 191 raid point in 26 games, making him the fourth highest in the edition. He also scored 45 of his points in his do or die raids making him the second most successful raider in do or die situations.
Monu was bagged by Haryana Steelers for a record-breaking amount at the Pro Kabaddi League Season 6 auction in 2018, making him the highest paid player in the tournament’s history. Haryana Steelers signed him for a mammoth Rs 1.51 crore.