Baichung Bhutia

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Baichung Bhutia
Bhaichung Bhutia at the NDTV Marks for Sports event 21.jpg
Personal information
Full name Baichung Bhutia
Date of birth (1976-12-15) 15 December 1976 (age 41)
Place of birth Tinkitam, India
Height 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
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

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 | change source]

Club performance League
SeasonClubLeague AppsGoals
IndiaLeague
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
EnglandLeague
1999/00 Bury[1] Second Division 14 2
2000/01 20 1
2001/02 3 0
IndiaLeague
2002/03 Mohun Bagan[1] I-League 11 6
MalaysiaLeague
2003 Perak[1] Premier 1 8 4
IndiaLeague
2003/04 East Bengal[1] I-League 20 12
2004/05 18 9
MalaysiaLeague
2005 Selangor[1] Super League 5 1
IndiaLeague
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 | change source]

India national team
YearAppsGoals
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 | change source]

  • Arjuna Award,1998[4]
  • He played extremely well but now is retired.
  • Banga Bhushan award in 2014

References[change | change 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.