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Four Southeast Asian players who made appearances in the K League

1. Piyapong Pue-on (Thailand – Lucky-Goldstar Hwangso)

Piyapong Pue-on was one of the top strikers from Thailand in the 1980s. He also had a two-year stint at Lucky-Goldstar Hwangso (now known as FC Seoul), from 1984 to 1986.

In the 1984 K League season, he scored on his debut on 8 September against POSCO Dolphins.

He played one of the leading roles to crown the Lucky-Goldstar as the K League champions in 1985, scoring 12 goals and providing 6 assists.

The striker won the K League Top Scorer Award and K League Top Assists Award in 1985. He was also voted into the K League Best XI the same year.

Piyapong made 34 league appearances, scoring 17 goals in total for Lucky-Goldstar.