Theerathon Bunmathan

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Theerathon Bunmathan (Thai: ธีราทร บุญมาทัน, RTGSThirathon Bunmathan, pronounced [tʰīː.rāː.tʰɔ̄ːn būn.māː.tʰān]; born 6 March 1990), simply known as Aum (Thai: อุ้ม), is a Thai professional footballer who plays as a left back for Buriram United and the Thailand national team. He has also been used as a defensive midfielder and is the first Thai player to win the J1 League.

Theerathon Bunmathan
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Theerathon Bunmathan in 2016
Personal information
Full name Theerathon Bunmathan
Date of birth (1990-03-06) 6 March 1990 (age 32)
Place of birth Nonthaburi, Thailand
Height 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Position(s) Left back, defensive midfielder
Club information
Current team
Buriram United
Number 5
Youth career
2002–2004 Bangkok Sports School
2005–2007 Assumption College Thonburi
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008 Rajpracha 10 (0)
2009–2016 Buriram United 218 (15)
2016–2020 Muangthong United 42 (9)
2018Vissel Kobe (loan) 28 (0)
2019Yokohama F. Marinos (loan) 25 (3)
2020–2021 Yokohama F. Marinos 53 (5)
2022– Buriram United 22 (1)
National team
2008–2009 Thailand U19 6 (0)
2009–2013 Thailand U23 15 (1)
2010– Thailand 74 (6)
*Club domestic league appearances and goals, correct as of 07:26, 20 November 2021 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals, correct as of 19 November 2019

Club careerEdit

 
Theerathon with Thailand in 2019

Domestic careersEdit

Theerathon started almost every match for Buriram United due to his superb and consistent form. Theerathon is a major part of Buriram United's success; his free kicks assisted and scored many goals for the club. His free kick against FC Seoul in the 2013 AFC Champions League qualified Buriram to the knockout phase. In the 2013 Thai Premier League Theerathon scored 3 goals against BEC Tero Sasana, Chonburi, and Ratchaburi Mitr Phol.

In May 2016 it was announced that after spending six years with Buriram United he would be joining arch rivals Muangthong United the following month on a five-year contract for an all-time record for the highest football transfer fee for Thai League 1 at 35 million Baht. That record was soon broken on 2 November 2016 by Tanaboon Kesarat. The transfer fee is undisclosed but it is estimated to be around 50 million Baht.[1]

Vissel KobeEdit

In 2018 Theerathon was on loan to play in the J.League for one season with the club Vissel Kobe in the 2018 season, which gives Theerathon the opportunity to play with world-class footballers such as Lucas Podolski, David Villa, and Andres Iniesta.[2][3]

Yokohama F. MarinosEdit

In January 2019, Yokohama F. Marinos reached an agreement on loan to Theerathon from Muangthong United to play in the J.League season 2019. Hereafter, in March 2019, Theeraton started his first league match for the club in the match in which Yokohama opened the home match against former rival Kawasaki Frontale with scores 2–2.

Later, in July 2019 Theerathon was named the J.League's Best Team of the Week after which he helped the team to beat Vissel Kobe, his former team with a score of 2–0. On 31 August 2019, Theerathon scored the first goal in the league and in the name of the club helped Yokohama open their home defeat to Gamba Osaka with a score of 3–1 and on 7 December 2019, the season-ending match of J.League Theerathon scored 1 goal and assists, helping Yokohama opens the house 3–0 defeat to FC Tokyo became the first Thai player to be champions of the J.League.[4][5][6]

In December 2019, Theerathon signed a permanent contract with Yokohama F. Marinos, making him a permanent Yokohama F. Marinos player from December 2019.[7] At the end of season 2020, Theerathon has been selected from the International Federation of Football History & Statistics (IFFHS) to be the first XI in AFC men team of the year 2020[8] alongside Takumi Minamino, Son Heung-min and Sardar Azmoun and is the only player in Southeast Asia in this best XI.[9][10]

Buriram UnitedEdit

In December 2021, Theerathon rejoined his former club Buriram United.[11]

Personal lifeEdit

On 24 May 2016, Theerathon married Chatrakamol Muangman in a traditional ceremony. The wedding was attended by many teammates and staff from the teams that Theerathon had played for.[12]

Career statisticsEdit

ClubEdit

As of 29 December 2021[13]
Club performance League Cup League Cup Continental Total
Season Club League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Thailand League FA Cup League Cup Asia Total
2009 Rajpracha Thailand League Division 2 10 0 10 0
2010 Buriram United Thai League 1 26 0 2 0 28 0
2011 33 1 5 0 7 0 45 1
2012 30 5 5 0 8 0 6 0 49 5
2013 30 3 5 1 5 1 10 1 50 6
2014 33 2 2 1 7 0 6 1 48 4
2015 32 3 6 1 6 0 6 2 50 6
2016 9 1 6 0 15 1
2016 Muangthong United 12 2 1 0 3 0 16 2
2017 30 7 5 0 5 1 8 1 48 9
2018 2 1 2 1
Japan League Emperor's Cup League Cup Asia Total
2018 Vissel Kobe J1 League 28 0 3 0 4 0 35 0
2019 Yokohama F. Marinos 25 3 1 0 4 0 30 3
2020 26 0 1 0 6 1 33 1
2021 27 0 1 0 3 0 31 0
Career total 351 27 36 3 53 2 50 7 490 39

International careerEdit

Theerathon played against Saudi Arabia in the 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification and received a red card in the 90th minute. After that match he went to Indonesia to play for Thailand U-23 in the 2011 Southeast Asian Games. He was Thailand U-23's starter and received an early yellow card, followed by a second one a few minutes after which resulted in a red card, thus becoming the first player in Thai football to get two red cards in three days.

Theerathon's scored a penalty in a friendly match against Laos. His second international goal is a rebound from Jakkraphan Pornsai's free kick. His form in the 2012 AFF Suzuki Cup is very impressive combined with Anucha Kitpongsri who played on the left side of the field.

He represented Thailand U-23 at the 2013 Southeast Asian Games, and is selected as captain for the tournament.

In May 2015, he captained Thailand to play in the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification against Vietnam.

International goalsEdit

Under-23Edit

# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 16 November 2013 Chiangmai, Thailand   Uganda 6–0 Win Friendly

International goalsEdit

Scores and results list Thailand's goal tally first.[14]
# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 13 December 2012 Supachalasai Stadium, Bangkok, Thailand   Malaysia 2–0 2–0 2012 AFF Championship
2. 8 September 2015 Rajamangala Stadium, Bangkok, Thailand   Iraq 1–2 2–2 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification
3. 9 October 2015 Rajamangala Stadium, Bangkok, Thailand   Hong Kong 1–0 1–0 Friendly
4. 13 October 2015 Mỹ Đình National Stadium, Hanoi, Vietnam   Vietnam 3–0 3–0 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification
5. 8 December 2016 Rajamangala Stadium, Bangkok, Thailand   Myanmar 2–0 4–0 2016 AFF Championship
6. 10 September 2019 Gelora Bung Karno Stadium, Jakarta, Indonesia   Indonesia 2–0 3–0 2022 FIFA World Cup qualification

HonoursEdit

ClubEdit

Buriram United

Muangthong United

Yokohama F. Marinos

InternationalEdit

Thailand U-23

Thailand

IndividualEdit

Royal decorationEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Paul Murphy (11 May 2016). "Thailand's Theerathon to leave Buriram United for Muang Thong". ESPNFC. Retrieved 12 May 2016.
  2. ^ ""ธีราทร" ขอบคุณ "โกเบ" ทำฝันค้าแข้งเจลีกเป็นจริง รับสักวันจะกลับไป". 28 December 2018.
  3. ^ "ประทับใจ!อุ้มยกมือไหว้-แฟนโกเบตะโกนเรียก ธีราทร (มีคลิป) | Goal.com". www.goal.com.
  4. ^ "กระหึ่ม "ธีราทร" ติดทีมยอดเยี่ยมเจลีก 2019 ของสื่อดังญี่ปุ่น". www.thairath.co.th. 8 December 2019.
  5. ^ "'ธีราทร' ขยับใกล้เป็นคนไทยคนแรกคว้าแชมป์บอลเจลีก". 30 November 2019.
  6. ^ "วินาที "โก๋อุ้ม" ธีราทร บุญมาทัน ซัดไกลเต็มข้อ ก่อนสร้างประวัติศาสตร์เป็นแข้งไทยคนแรกคว้าแชมป์เจลีกได้สำเร็จ". ทีนิวส์. 7 December 2019.
  7. ^ "ดีลจบ!'มารินอส'ซื้อขาด 'ธีราทร บุญมาทัน'ร่วมทีมแล้ว". dailynews. 25 December 2019.
  8. ^ a b "AFC MEN TEAM 2020". IFFHS. 16 December 2020.
  9. ^ "กระหึ่มวงการ!FFHเลือก"ธีราทร"ติดโผทีมยอดเยี่ยมเอเชีย2020". www.siamsport.co.th. 27 December 2020.
  10. ^ "ธีราทรเผยความรู้สึกหลังติดโผยอดแข้งอช.เคียงข้างสตาร์ดัง". www.siamsport.co.th. 27 December 2020.
  11. ^ https://www.theafc.com/en/more/transfers/news/theerathon_moves_back_to_buriram.html
  12. ^ "Thai national footballer "Aum" finally ties the knot". Thai Rath. 25 May 2016. Retrieved 25 May 2016.
  13. ^ "Theerathon Bunmathan". Soccerway. Retrieved 18 August 2014.
  14. ^ Theeratorn Bunmatan at National-Football-Teams.com
  15. ^ "IFFHS MAN TEAM - AFC - OF THE DECADE 2011-2020". IFFHS. 30 January 2021.
  16. ^ "′ธีราทร บุญมาทัน′ รับเครื่องราชอิสริยาภรณ์". Archived from the original on 25 January 2016.

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