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"Patrick Vieira of Cambodia" will play in Thai League next year

According to the latest announcement of Thai's club Sukhothai FC, they signed a contract with French-born Cambodian footballer Thierry Chantha Bin.

"Welcome Thierry Chantha Bin", said Sukhothai FC, the club currently plays at Thai League 1. He is the first sign of the Thai club under the guidance of new head coach Surapong Kongthep.

Besides Thierry Bin, Sukhothai FC has other two Southeast Asian foreign players namely defender Zaw Min Tun and striker Kyaw Ko Ko. Both of them are players of the Myanmar national football team.

In the case of Thierry Bin, he is called "Patrick Vieira of Cambodia" because his playing style has many similar points with the French former player.

Coincidentally, Thierry Bin was born and raised in France, and he used to play for the France U17 team in 2007.

However, after spending the early years in his professional career in France, Thierry Bin expressed that he wanted to return to Cambodia as well as play for the Cambodia team.

In 2013, Thierry Bin appeared in the first official match for Cambodia U23 at SEA Games, and he represented the senior team in 2014. Currently, he has played 35 games for Cambodia national football team, scoring three goals.

At clubs level, Thierry Bin played for Phnom Penh Crown between 2012 and 2016, then moved to Thai club Krabi. In 2 years from 2018 and 2019, he was the player of Malaysian team Terengganu.