Nguyễn Hồng Sơn

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Nguyễn Hồng Sơn
Personal information
Date of birth (1970-10-09) October 9, 1970 (age 46)
Place of birth Hanoi, Vietnam
Height 1.67 m (5 ft 5 12 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Thể Công (Manager)
Youth career
Thể Công
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1988–2004 Thể Công ? (?)
2004–2005 Công nhân Bia Đỏ ? (?)
National team
1993–2001 Vietnam 48 (16)
Teams managed
2005 Thành Nghĩa Dung Quất Quảng Ngãi
2006– U-15 Thể Công
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Nguyễn Hồng Sơn (born October 9, 1970) is a former Vietnamese football player, who played for the Thể Công football club and the Vietnam national football team (one of the best players in the national team). He is now a coach for U-15 Thể Công. He and the Vietnam national team participated in 18th - 20th Southeast Asian Games. He also participated the first Tiger Cup along with the Vietnam team and won the MVP award in 1998 Tiger Cup that was hosted in Vietnam. He won the Vietnamese Golden Ball for the first time later in 1998 after the Tiger Cup and won the second Golden Ball in 2001. In Pepsi World Challenge 1999, he won the second place, above Dwight Yorke, David Beckham, Roberto Carlos (footballer).

Outside of football career, Hong Son is a Lieutenant Colonel in the Vietnam People's Army.

After his retirement as a professional footballer, Nguyen Hong Son became a coach for Thành Nghĩa Dung Quất Quảng Ngãi. He's now coaching U-15 Thể Công. He was an assistant manager for the Vietnam national team in the 2007 SEA Games.

Honour[edit]

 Vietnam

Thể Công

Personal awards

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