Charyl Chappuis

Charyl Yannis Chappuis (Thai: ชาริล ยานนิส ชาปุย; born 12 January 1992) is a Thai professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Thai League 1 club Port.

Charyl Chappuis
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Chappuis in 2014
Personal information
Full name Charyl Yannis Chappuis
Date of birth (1992-01-12) 12 January 1992 (age 30)
Place of birth Locarno, Switzerland
Height 1.76 m (5 ft 9+12 in)
Position(s) Midfielder
Youth career
1999–2000 FC Kloten
2000–2003 SC YF Juventus
2003–2009 Grasshoppers
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009–2011 Grasshoppers II 26 (3)
2010–2012 Grasshoppers 0 (0)
2011–2012Locarno (loan) 26 (2)
2012Lugano (loan) 16 (0)
2013–2014 Buriram United 28 (2)
2014Suphanburi (loan) 17 (2)
2015–2017 Suphanburi 36 (3)
2017–2019 Muangthong United 67 (3)
2020– Port 20 (0)
National team
2006–2007 Switzerland U15 5 (0)
2007–2008 Switzerland U16 8 (0)
2008–2009 Switzerland U17 15 (0)
2009–2010 Switzerland U18 14 (1)
2010–2011 Switzerland U19 6 (0)
2011 Switzerland U20 2 (0)
2013–2014 Thailand U23 14 (4)
2014–2017 Thailand 21 (4)
*Club domestic league appearances and goals, correct as of 16 March 2019
‡ National team caps and goals, correct as of 23 March 2017

Early careerEdit

Chappuis began his playing career with hometown club FC Kloten but soon moved on to SC YF Juventus, spending some time in their youth ranks. He was on the move again though as Swiss Super League side Grasshopper Club snapped up the promising midfielder in July 2003.

Club careerEdit

GrasshoppersEdit

Chappuis moved up through Grasshopper's youth system, soon playing regularly for the reserves but not being able to break into the first team though he was named in match day squads several times as he began training with the senior team.

Locarno and Lugano loansEdit

In order to get some first team experience he went on loan to FC Locarno for the 2011–2012 season.[1] He made his debut for Locarno on 25 July 2011 against FC Wohlen and scored the first goal of his loan spell in a 2–1 away win versus FC Wil on 20 November 2011. Chappuis returned to Grasshopper at the end of the term and was immediately loan out again, this time to FC Lugano for the duration of the 2012–2013 season. He made his debut for Lugano on 14 July 2012 against FC Wil in a 3–1 victory.

Buriram UnitedEdit

In 2013, Chappuis moved to Thailand to join Buriram United. He scored his first Buriram goal against Suphanburi FC, he scored by curling a corner into the second post. He also scored a goal in the 2013 AFC Champions League against Jiangsu Sainty, but twisted his knee and was ruled out for three months while celebrating the goal. Chappuis scored his second goal against Chainat FC on September 8, 2013.

SuphanburiEdit

After spent the second leg of 2014 season at Suphanburi by the loan contract from Buriram, Chappuis joined Suphanburi F.C. for the 2015 season, joining the likes of Jakkaphan Pornsai along with his former Buriram teammates Carmelo Gonzalez and Pratum Chuthong.[2]

Chappuis missed the whole 2015 season however with a knee injury that required surgery. He also missed the 2015 SEA Games Tournament.[3][4]

After missing nearly 16 months out injured, Chappuis finally made his return in a 3-1 win in a friendly match against Simork.[5] Chappuis made his league return on 8 May 2016 coming on as a substitute in the 80th minute for goalscorer Carmelo in a 1-0 win over Army United.[6]

International careerEdit

Chappuis was a Swiss youth international. In 2009, he was part of the Swiss under-17 team that won the 2009 FIFA U-17 World Cup that defeated the host nation Nigeria 1—0 in the final, featuring in all seven matches at the tournament.[2]

Chappuis was called up by Thailand's ex-coach Winfried Schäfer to play against Lebanon for the 2015 AFC Asian Cup qualification phase.

He was called up to the Thailand U23 team by coach Kiatisuk Senamuang to compete in the 2013 Southeast Asian Games. His unofficial debut] was a friendly match against FC Barcelona, during FC Barcelona's tour in Bangkok. Chappuis made his official debut against Uganda in November 2013.

Chappuis won a gold medal at the 2013 Southeast Asian Games with Thailand.

He represented Thailand at the 2014 Asian Games. Chappuis was also part of the senior squad that won the 2014 AFF Suzuki Cup. In Thailand's first game, Chappuis scored a last-minute penalty against Singapore to seal a 2-1 win over the hosts.[7] He also found the net in the next game as Thailand came from behind to beat Malaysia 3-2.[8] Chappuis had a disappointing semi-final but in the first leg of the final, he scored another penalty in a 2-0 win over Malaysia.[9] In the second leg of the final, Thailand lost 3-2 but still won overall with Chappuis finding the net yet again after the Malaysian goalkeeper parried Sarach Yooyen's free kick into his path.[10][11]

In August 2016, after a 20-month absence from the national team due to injury, Chappuis was recalled to the national team for the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification phase in September 2016.[12]

Personal lifeEdit

Chappuis grew up in Kloten, Switzerland.[13][14] He speaks German, English and French fluently, and he has become more fluent in Thai.

Chappuis's favorite football team is Barcelona and his dream league to play in would be the Bundesliga.[2] His Instagram has gathered more than one million followers in 2018.

Chappuis began dating Helena Busch, a Thai model, in December 2017. Chappuis announced their engagement on February 14, 2021, after three years of dating.

On 12 April 2021, it was announced that Chappuis tested positive for COVID-19, while being asymptomatic,[15] amid its pandemic in Thailand.[16] He became the first player in the Thai League to have tested positive for COVID-19.[17]

StatisticsEdit

As of 30 July 2016[18]
Club Season League Cup League Cup Asian Other Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Grasshopper 2010-11 0 0 1 0 1 0
Total 0 0 1 0 1 0
FC Locarno 2011-12 26 2 2 0 28 2
Total 26 2 2 0 28 2
FC Lugano 2012-13 16 0 1 0 17 0
Total 16 0 1 0 17 0
Buriram United 2013 16 2 2 0 2 1 6 1 1 0 27 4
2014 12 0 3 0 5 0 1 0 21 0
Total 28 2 2 0 5 1 11 1 2 0 48 4
Suphanburi 2014 17 2 3 0 20 2
2015
2016 21 3 4 0 0 0 21 3
Total 38 5 7 0 0 0 45 5
Total 108 9 13 0 5 1 11 1 2 0 139 11

InternationalEdit

As of 5 October 2017[19]
National team Year Apps Goals
Thailand 2014 8 4
2015 0 0
2016 10 0
2017 3 0
Total 21 4

ThailandEdit

No Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
May 25, 2014 Rajamangala Stadium, Bangkok, Thailand   Kuwait 1–1 1–1 Friendly (Unofficial match)
1. November 23, 2014 Singapore Sports Hub, Kallang, Singapore   Singapore 2–1 2–1 2014 AFF Championship
2. November 26, 2014 Jalan Besar Stadium, Kallang, Singapore   Malaysia 2–2 3-2
3. December 17, 2014 Rajamangala Stadium, Bangkok, Thailand   Malaysia 1–0 2-0
4. December 20, 2014 Bukit Jalil National Stadium, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia   Malaysia 1-3 2-3

HonoursEdit

ClubEdit

Buriram United
Muangthong United

InternationalEdit

Switzerland U-17
Thailand U-23
Thailand

Royal decorationEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "U17-Weltmeister wechselt zu Locarno". Fussball Challenge League (in German). fussball.ch. 17 June 2011. Retrieved 29 July 2012.
  2. ^ a b c Kelvin Leong (3 December 2014). "Charyl Chappuis: Remember me for football, not my looks". ESPNFC. Retrieved 4 December 2014.
  3. ^ Tor Chittinand (19 February 2015). "Injured Chappuis set to miss SEA Games". Bangkok Post. Retrieved 28 October 2015.
  4. ^ Jason Dasey (20 April 2015). "Thailand's Charyl Chappuis: South-east Asia's next superstar?". Borneo Post. Retrieved 28 October 2015.
  5. ^ Paul Murphy (20 April 2016). "Charyl Chappuis makes comeback, targets 2016 AFF Suzuki Cup". ESPNFC. Retrieved 21 April 2016.
  6. ^ Paul Murphy (9 May 2016). "Mika Chunuonsee's Bangkok United in seventh heaven, top of PLT". ESPNFC. Retrieved 9 May 2016.
  7. ^ "Singapore 1 Thailand 2". AFF official website. 23 November 2014. Archived from the original on 2014-11-29. Retrieved 31 December 2014.
  8. ^ "Thailand 3 Malaysia 2". AFF official website. 26 November 2014. Archived from the original on 2014-11-29. Retrieved 31 December 2014.
  9. ^ "Thailand 2 Malaysia 0". AFF official website. 17 December 2014. Archived from the original on 2014-12-17. Retrieved 30 December 2014.
  10. ^ "Malaysia 3 Thailand 2 (Thailand win 4-3 on aggregate)". AFF official website. 20 December 2014. Archived from the original on 2016-11-13. Retrieved 30 December 2014.
  11. ^ "Botched free-kick works to Thailand's benefit". AFF official website. 21 December 2014. Archived from the original on 27 December 2014. Retrieved 31 December 2014.
  12. ^ Paul Murphy (17 August 2016). "Charyl Chappuis delighted after earning Thailand recall for qualifiers". ESPN FC. Retrieved 17 August 2016.
  13. ^ Vom U17-Weltmeister zum Superstar in Thailand. In: 20 Minuten, 24. November 2015.
  14. ^ Glücklich in Thailand: Wie sich ein Schweizer U17-Weltmeister im Land seiner Mutter einen Namen gemacht hat. In: Schweiz am Wochenende, 29. Dezember 2018.
  15. ^ "'ชัปปุยส์' ติดโควิด แต่ไม่มีอาการ เข้ารับการรักษาแล้ว". 12 April 2021.
  16. ^ ""ชัปปุยส์" แข้ง "การท่าเรือ" ติดเชื้อโควิด-19 แต่ไม่แสดงอาการ". 12 April 2021.
  17. ^ "ชาริล ชัปปุยส์ นักฟุตบอลสโมสรการท่าเรือ เอฟซี เผยตรวจพบโควิด-19". 13 April 2021.
  18. ^ "Charyl Chappuis". Soccerway. Retrieved 18 February 2016.
  19. ^ "Charyl Chappuis". National Football Teams. Benjamin Strack-Zimmermann. Retrieved 17 February 2016.
  20. ^ ชัปปุยส์ รับเครื่องราชอิสริยาภรณ์(in Thai) Archived 2017-01-15 at the Wayback Machine; matichon.co.th 17 October 2015

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