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What a milestone! Theerathon Bunmathan will likely be the first Southeast Asian player winning J.League 1

What a milestone! Theerathon Bunmathan will likely be the first Southeast Asian player winning J.League 1

As a player of Yokohama F.Marinos, Theerathon has a great chance to become the first Southeast Asian player becoming the champion of Japanese football this season.

At 33rd round of 2019 J.League 1, Theerathon Bunmathan played in the starting line-up squad of Yokohama F.Marinos. By defeating Kawasaki Frontale by 4-1 score, they fortify their leading position at the @J.League 1@.

On the other hand, FC Tokyo gained only 1 point against Urawa Red Diamonds. Consequently, @Yokohama F.Marinos@ has not only 3 points more but also the goal difference advantage than their opponent.

Next week, Yokohama F.Marinos will play against FC Tokyo at their home ground. Unless being defeated by 4 goals difference or more, they will become the new champion of Japanese football.

In the case of Bunmathan, it means he will be the first Southeast Asian player winning J.League 1. In 2019, Theerathon played for the Japanese club on loan from Muangthong United.

In the past, Bunmathan used to be the most expensive player of Thai football when he departed Buriram United to join Muangthong United at 35 million Baht transfer fee.

Known as one of the best left-back in Thai history, Theerathon has speed, strength, as well as free-kick taking skills.

At the international level, Theerathon has played for Thailand national football team for 10 years, and he captained Thailand to play in the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification against Vietnam in 2015.