Robin Singh Biography
Robin Singh is a professional Indian footballer who was born on 9 May, 1990 in Noida, Uttar Pradesh. He plays at the position of forward for his team. He began his sporting career with both cricket and football but eventually chose the latter.
After being born in Noida, Singh with the help of parents’ support moved to Chandigarh and got selected for by the UT Sports Department to join the Chandigarh Football Academy.
Robin Singh was axed from Subroto Cup 2005 after not being in sync with practice and left them to join the famous Tata Football Academy in Jamshedpur, Jharkhand where he converted his playing style from winger to striker due to his fast pace.
Robin has represented India at the under-16, under-23 and senior level. He made his debut for India U23 on 9 March, 2011 against Myanmar during 2012 Olympics qualifiers while he made his debut for senior Indian team on 25 August 2012 during the 2012 Nehru Cup against Maldives.
In the same season, Robin scored his first international goal with a penalty against Cameroon as India won 5-4.
Rise to glory
Robin scored twice in the match against Sri Lanka during SAFF Championship 2015 and helped them to win the title that year.
During the 2016 Indian Super League season, Robin played for FC Goa and made 10 appearances for them in that season and scored just a single goal in those 10 games.
In the next season he moved to East Bengal where his performance enhanced a bit.
Robin Singh began his club career in 2009 with East Bengal of I-League and helped them in winning small trophies like Jubilee Cup.
After spending much time with East Bengal, Robin moved to Bengaluru FC in 2013 and played his first match for them on September 22 and after being on the bench for a few matches, Singh scored an unfortunate own goal against his former club East Bengal.
Robin Singh along with Sunil Chhetri and Thoi Singh was retained by Bengaluru.
In 2016, Robin moved to FC Goa where he had a forgettable season when he scored only one goal in 10 appearances and then he rejoined East Bengal on loan from FC Goa where he scored five goals for them and finished at 3rd place in the points table.
Finally he moved to the champion side, Atletico de Kolkata where he scored a single goal in the six matches that he played.