Adisak Kraisorn

Full Name:

Adisak Kraisorn

Short Name:

Golf

D.O.B.

Feb. 1, 1991

Place of Birth:

Nationality:

Height:

Buriram

Thailand

179

cm

Adisak began his professional career with Muangthong United, coming out of the Academy system. Adisak spent a season on loan to Phuket FC, and then moved to Buriram United. After three season at the Thunder Castle, he signed with Bectero before making the move back to Muangthong United, where it all started!

As well as football during his youth career, Adisak managed to maintain his university studies and has a Bachelor degree in Health Sciences from Thammasat University.

Adisak is also a Thailand national team player, having made over 25 appearances, his first coming in 2014 against Lebanon. With the Kirin he's played in over 45 matches and has more than 22 goals to his name. He's often used as the starting striker in games where Teerasil needs to be rested, but in 2018 he may take on a different role now that Teerasil has moved to play in Japan.

THE STORY OF A TRUE WARRIOR: ADISAK KRAISORN

In 2018, Adisak tore his ACL and had to work hard to restore his fitness and return to the pitch, which he did in a record 6 months time.

This fight-back spirit was evident in early struggles in Adisak's life. When he was young, the family business went under after a financial trust was broken. At one point, the family had barely enough money to buy food and struggled day-to-day for income.

Golf sought ways to earn for his parents, and his skill at football helped out. On weekends, when not at school, he would play for whatever teams could pay him, bringing in maybe 500 baht at a time to help pay for family expenses.

It was a challenging time for Golf, and even his football boots were falling apart, with no money to buy something better. "At the time, I was just focused on doing what I needed to help the family," says Golf.

His skills became important to him, and eventually led to the realization that he might pursue the path of a professional footballer. Golf dreamed of being able to restore his family's prosperity and of becoming one of Thailand's best players.

In football, as in life, one can be hurt by inadvertent tackles and play that is not fair. Adisak has learned to accept this and rise above it.

In this way, Adisak Kraisorn "AK9" embodies the true spirit of a warrior and champion.

Adisak Kraisorn

9

Forward

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