Uruguay player asks for a shirt of “Thai Messi”
Thể Thao 247 - Although Thailand utterly failed 0-4 to Uruguay at the Final match of 2019 China Cup, a member of Thailand team - Chanathip Songkrasin had an impressive performance hence receiving Uruguay’s praise.
Thailand lost completely 0-4 to Uruguay at the Final match of 2019 China Cup. Matias Vecino, Gaston Pereiro, Ricardo Stuani and Max Gomez were the ones scoring goals wherein there have 3 headers for the South America country.
Even suffering a bitter defeat, Thailand team still received their opponent’s praise as Chanathip Songkrasin had provided an impressive show.
representatives of Uruguay initiatively ask for Chanathip Songkrasin’s shirt
According to Thai press, after the competition, Matias Falaal, and Aldo Joya, two representatives of Uruguay initiatively ask for Chanathip Songkrasin’s shirt as a souvenir. Of course, The Football Association of Thailand agreed with this favor.
Heretofore, Chanathip Songkrasin is one of the most extraordinary Thailand players. He was also the only one who scored the goal to seize the victory for the team in the match wherein Thailand faced China on 21th March.
Chanathip Songkrasin is the featured face of Thai football at the present as well as is the best player of the AFF Suzuki Cup in 2014 and 2016 who currently was considered to be the superstar of Southeast Asian football by Asian experts.
‘Thai Messi’ helped Consadole Sapporo finished at No. 4 in J.League 2018. By scoring 8 goals and having 3 assists in 30 matches for the Consadole this season, Chanathip demonstrated his qualified ability. The remarkable presentation gave him a chance to fill his name in the best XI team’s list at the end of the season.