Baichung Bhutia

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Baichung Bhutia
Personal information
Full name Baichung Bhutia
Date of birth 15 December 1976 (1976-12-15) (age 37)
Place of birth Tinkitam, India
Height 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current club Kingfisher East Bengal
Number 15
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1993-1995
1995-1997
1997-1999
1999-2002
2002
2003
2003-2005
2005
2005-2006
2007-2009
2009-2011
2011-
East Bengal
JCT Mills
East Bengal
Bury
Mohun Bagan
Perak
East Bengal
Selangor
East Bengal
Mohun Bagan
East Bengal
Sikkim
National team
1995-2009 India
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Baichung Bhutia (born 15 December 1976) is an Indian professional athlete. He is best known as an Association football player.[1] He played for the India national football team.[2]

Bhutia retired from international competition in 2011.[3]

Club career statistics[change | edit source]

Club performance League
Season Club League Apps Goals
India League
1993/94 East Bengal[1]
1994/95
1995/96 JCT Mills[1]
1996/97 I-League 20 14
1997/98 East Bengal[1] 16 8
1998/99 15 7
England League
1999/00 Bury[1] Second Division 14 2
2000/01 20 1
2001/02 3 0
India League
2002/03 Mohun Bagan[1] I-League 11 6
Malaysia League
2003 Perak[1] Premier 1 8 4
India League
2003/04 East Bengal[1] I-League 20 12
2004/05 18 9
Malaysia League
2005 Selangor[1] Super League 5 1
India League
2005/06 East Bengal[1] I-League 16 12
2006/07 Mohun Bagan[1] 12 4
2007/08 16 9
2008/09
2009/10 East Bengal[1]
2010/11
2011/12 United Sikkim[1] I-League 2nd Div.
2012/13
Country India 144 81
England 37 3
Malaysia 13 5
Total 194 89

International career statistics[change | edit source]

India national team
Year Apps Goals
1995
1996
1997
1998
1999
2000
2001 5 2
2002 2 0
2003 3 2
2004 4 0
2005 3 2
2006 7 1
2007 7 3
2008 11 5
2009 5 3
Total

Honours[change | edit source]

References[change | edit source]

  1. 1.00 1.01 1.02 1.03 1.04 1.05 1.06 1.07 1.08 1.09 1.10 1.11 1.12 NationalFootballTeams.com, "Bhutia, Baichung"; retrieved 2012-7-19.
  2. FIFA.com, "Baichung BHUTIA"; retrieved 2012-7-19.
  3. Soccerway.com, "Bhutia gets fitting farewell," 15 October 2011; retrieved 2012-7-19.
  4. India Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports (YAS), "Arjun Award Winners for 'Football'"; retrieved 2012-7-20.