The star midfielder of Thailand, Chanathip Songkrasin, who plays for Kawasaki Frontale Club in the J-League 1 Japan, has just criticized the country’s fans for treating veteran goalkeeper Kawin Thamsatchanan too badly.
32 year old goalkeeper, Kawin Thamsatchanan used to be the number 1 “guardian” of Thailand team. I just returned to the tournament Thai League played for Port FC club earlier this year from OH Leuven club in Belgium, as well as having played with Chanathip Songkrasin at Consadole Sapporo club (Japan) on loan for the 2020 season.
Chanathip Songkrasin defended his senior, goalkeeper Kawin Thamsatchanan when fiercely criticized by Thai fans
Recently, Kawin Thamsatchanan, after injury and psychological instability due to the death of his beloved father, has regained his form and returned to the main team for Port FC for about 6 matches.
However, in the recent match against Suphanburi Club on April 9, this veteran goalkeeper made a serious mistake due to a lack of concentration for 1 second, and he incorrectly cleared the ball to own an own goal. The confusing goal caused by Kawin Thamsatchanan made Port FC finally suffer a 2-3 defeat against Suphanburi, and continue to stomp in the middle. charts before the last 2 matches of the Thai League season.
After this incident, the clip of goalkeeper Kawin Thamsatchanan clumsy scoring at home was posted on social network and make fun of Thai fans. Even in addition to ridicule, some people also doubted this famous goalkeeper of selling degrees.
Angered by the killing action and too harsh treatment of Kawin Thamsatchanan by Thai fans, midfielder Chanathip Songkrasin defended his senior, criticizing the country’s extremist fans as just keyboard heroes, and prefer to laugh at the pain of others, instead of having to comfort them.
Also according to Chanathip Songkrasin, goalkeeper Kawin Thamsatchanan deserves to be respected for 3 AFF Cup titles, 68 caps for Thailand, and is the number 1 goalkeeper in Southeast Asia for a long time. Mistakes made, maybe just an occupational accident. This goalkeeper should have really needed support, but it was an unnecessary criticism and embarrassed genuine Thai fans.