Pratum Chuthong

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Pratum Chuthong
Personal information
Full name Pratum Chuthong
Date of birth (1983-10-26) October 26, 1983 (age 33)
Place of birth Ranong, Thailand
Height 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Playing position Centre-back
Club information
Current team
Chiangrai United
Number 5
Youth career
2003–2006 Kasem Bundit University
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007 Kasem Bundit University 15 (0)
2008–2011 Osotspa Saraburi 87 (2)
2012–2014 Buriram United 75 (2)
2015–2016 Suphanburi 26 (6)
2016– Chiangrai United 18 (1)
National team
2004– Thailand 19 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 13 Feb 2017.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 23 March 2017

Pratum Chuthong (Thai: ประทุม ชูทอง, born October 26, 1983) is a Thai professional footballer who plays as a Defender for Thai League T1 club Chiangrai United and the Thailand national team.

Club career[edit]

Pratum played for Osotspa Saraburi FC for a long time, and was a regular starter for the team. He later moved to Buriram United in 2012. His form in Buriram is consistent and played regularly. Pratum played in the 2012 AFC Champions League and the 2013 AFC Champions League for Buriram United. At the start of the 2013 Thai Premier League he played a few matches, but later on his form was not the best. Therefore, Tanasak Srisai won Pratum's place as centre back. His form came back in July and he became starter.

International career[edit]

Pratum Chuthong was called up to the national team, in coach Winfried Schäfer first squad selection for the 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification. In October, 2013 Pratum was called up to the national team by Surachai Jaturapattarapong to the 2015 AFC Asian Cup qualification. In October, 2013 he played a friendly match against Bahrain. In October 15, 2013 he played against Iran in the 2015 AFC Asian Cup qualification. In May 2015, he was called up to Thailand to play in the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification (AFC) against Vietnam.

Style of Play[edit]

Although Pratum is not a tall defender, he is stocky and muscular. Pratum could play both right back or left back. He is known for being a tough tackling and being an aggressive defender.

International[edit]

As of 23 March 2017[1]
National team Year Apps Goals
Thailand 2004 1 0
2011 1 0
2013 3 0
2015 6 0
2016 7 0
2017 1 0
Total 19 0

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

Buriram United

International[edit]

Thailand

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Pratum Chuthong". National Football Teams. Retrieved 17 February 2016. 

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