Pham Van Quyen
|Full name||Phạm Văn Quyến|
|Date of birth||April 29, 1984|
|Place of birth||Vietnam|
|Height||1.67 m (5 ft 6 in)|
|Vissai Ninh Bình|
|1996-1998||Sông Lam Nghệ An|
|1998-2005||Sông Lam Nghệ An|
|2009-2012||Sông Lam Nghệ An||20||(8)|
|2012||→ Saigon Xuan Thanh F.C. (loan)||2||(0)|
|2012-2014||Vissai Ninh Bình|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
Phạm Văn Quyến (born April 29, 1984) is a retired Vietnamese footballer, lastly played for Vietnamese club Vissai Ninh Bình of V-League as well as Vietnam national football team. Since his days as a Vietnamese U-16 international, Quyến was considered one of the most promising young players in Vietnam and a worthy successor to Vietnam legend Le Huynh Đuc. Quyến is known for his pace, driblling ability, and shot accuracy. He was a free kick specialist in the Vietnam National Team.
Phạm Văn Quyến was a part of the U-23 Vietnamese football team at the SEA Games 23 in Philippines. He and several players of the team were arrested for alleged gambling and match-fixing scandals. In January, 2007, it was decided that Quyến would be sentenced to 2 years in prison, ending the Vietnamese faithfuls' hope of him becoming a star player. Also, Vietnam Football Federation (VFF) decided to ban him from all domestic competition for four years. However, it is rumored that he can return as soon as 2008, if he shows good progress during the banning period. Since the start of V-League 2009, Quyen was able to play in all Domestic match.
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