Pratum Chuthong

Pratum Chuthong (Thai: ประทุม ชูทอง, born October 26, 1983) is a Thai retired[2] professional footballer who played as a defender.

Pratum Chuthong
Personal information
Full name Pratum Chuthong
Date of birth (1983-10-26) 26 October 1983 (age 38)
Place of birth Ranong, Thailand
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 9+12 in)[1]
Position(s) Centre-back
Youth career
1997–2002 Wat Suthiwararam School
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)
2016–2018 Chiangrai United 35 (3)
2018Ratchaburi Mitr Phol (loan) 13 (1)
2019 MOF Customs United 11 (0)
Total 262 (14)
National team
2004–2017 Thailand 19 (0)
*Club domestic league appearances and goals, correct as of 16 November 2017
‡ National team caps and goals, correct as of 23 March 2017

Club careerEdit

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 careerEdit

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 PlayEdit

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.[3][4]

InternationalEdit

As of 23 March 2017[5]
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

HonoursEdit

ClubEdit

Buriram United
Chiangrai United

InternationalEdit

Thailand

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://singhachiangraiunited.com/player/prathum-chutong
  2. ^ แฝงความในใจ! ประทุม ชูทอง ประกาศแขวนสตั๊ด
  3. ^ "'ประทุม' เดินหน้าธุรกิจส่งน้ำ ฝันอยากเปิดอคาเดมีสอนบอลเด็กที่ภูเก็ต". 13 February 2020.
  4. ^ "ปิดตำนานรถถังช้างศึก! ประทุม ชูทองประกาศแขวนสตั๊ด ในวัย 36 ปีพร้อมระบายความในใจ". 11 February 2020.
  5. ^ "Pratum Chuthong". National-Football-Teams.com. Retrieved 17 February 2016.

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