Born: 15-12-1976
Birth Place Tinkitam which is smallest village of Namchi near South Sikkim
Parents Name Dorji Dorma and Sonam Topden.His elder Brother was a Local footballer
Height: 5' - 8"
Weight 71 kgs
School -
Hostel Tashi Namgyal Academy in Sikkim
Guided by Mr. Karma Bhutia
First Coach Thupden Rabgyal of Boys Club of Sikkim
Position Striker
Nick Name Scorpion,Wiz-Kid,Crisis Man,Man with the Golden boot,Tinkitam Express,Wondor Kid,Boy Wonder etc
India Caps 61 Matches ( 28 Goals upto July 2007)
Goal Scored 233 (upto June 2007) For Indian Clubs (Approx.)
Goals - E.B-146, M.B-25, JCT - 25, Bengal Team - 12

1987-90 Tashi Namgyal Academy - Sikkim
1990-93 SAI Centre - Gangtok
1993-95 Kolkata Giant Football Team K.F.East Bengal (Top Scorer 1994:Kolkata Ist Divn - 14 Goals)
1995-97 JCT Mills,Phagwara,Punjab(Top Scorer:96-97 NFL with 14 Goals
Top Scorer:Federation Cup 1995 & 1996 - 6 Goals & 5 Goals)
1997-99 Joined again in K.F.East Bengal Club - Kolkata
Captainship 1998 -99 :He was the Captain of East bengal team
1999-2002 F.C. Bury (England)
2002-03 Another Kolkata Giant Team Mohun Bagan AC
2003 Perak FC (Malaysia) - on loan from August to October
2003-05 Return to K.F.East Bengal Club - Kolkata(NFL 2005-06: Best Player arward
Top Scorer:Asean Cup 2003 : 9 Goals)
2006-07 Again in Mohunbagan A.C - Kolkata(Top ScorerFED Cup 2006 - 4 Goals)
Currently Playing for Mohunbagan A.C Kolkata (Captain 2007-08)

1. 1992 : Best player of the Subroto Cup
2.1992 : First Time played in Sikkim Governor's Gold Cup for Sikkim Football Association
and Lost to Mohunbagan in the Semi final
3. 1995 :NEHRU GOLD CUP TOURNAMENT as an youngst player of India he socred a winning goal against Uzbekistan .
4. 1995 :He was selected BEST FOOTBALLER in Kolkata Football League and also a TOP SCORER
5..1996 :He was selected the BEST FOOTBALLR OF INDIA.
6..1996/97 :He was the top scorer of the first National Football League by scoring 14 goals for JCT MILLS Team and also was selected BEST PLAYER of that Tournament.
7.1998 : ARJUNA AWARDEE in the year .
8.1999: He was the top scorer as well as Best Player of the SAFF Cup .
9.1999-00 : He was the 2nd Indian player to betransferred to a European professional club Bury F.C (Manchester)of England 2nd Divn Team after MD.Selim (Mohammedan Sporting) for SELTIC F.C of Scotland.
10.1999. : He also received Sikkim State Award
11.1999 :He also received Asian Player of the Month(May) in the year .
12.2003 : Top scorer of the first Asean Club Championship in Indonesia for the Champion Team East Bengal( 9 Goals with a Double Hattrick).
13.2006 :Most Valuable Player of 28th Peerless Federation Cup
14. :Goals For East Bengal Against Mohunbagan -13 and For Mohun Bagan Against East Bengal - 5.
15. :National Football League Goals : 81(Upto Feb 2008) Cup
16. :All Time Score : 253 Goals in 496 Matches (Approx)(Upto Feb 2008)


1. Since his early days Baichung's football ambitions have been promoted by his family mainly his uncle Karma Bhutia.At the age of 9 he joind SAI (Tashi Nangyal Academy)and got a Scholarship from their.
2.Baichung Bhutia first came to the limelight at the 1992 Subroto Cup in New Delhi where he was the BEST PLAYER awardee.
3.In 1993 Baichung was signed for East Bengal of the strongest teams in India.His name proposed to Club by former Indian Goalkeeper and Ex-skipper of East Bengal Club Mr. Bhaskar Ganguly
4.After Subroto Cup's Excellent performance he played in the Asian U-16 Cup Qualifiers for Indian National Team.
5. In 1995 Baichung joined JCT Mills of Punjab .This year with his excellent performance Jct won the first-ever Indian National Football League title, and Baichung was also the league's top scorer by scoring 14 goals.
6. In 1997 Baichung returned to Kolkata League and played for Eastengal .This time he was the captain of EastBengal in the age of 21 only.
6a.In the 81 year Derby History between India Giant teams East Bengal and Mohunbagan A.C ,he is the only footballer who scored a hattrick
In the Semi - final Match of AIFF Federation Cup Tournament( 3 July,1997) he scored the spactacular hattrick in front of 1,31,000 spectators(World Record) at Salt Lake Stadium for his team K.F.East bengal F.C against Mohunbagan A.C
7.He is the owner of Heighest individual scorer of a Match in National Football league. He scored 5 goals alone for his Team JCT Mills against Mahindra United(09.02.1997)
7a. In March 1999 Baichung went to England and played for England's 2nd Division club Bury F.C.which is
playing in a second Division League Club of England.There he played for 3 years. He was the 2nd Indian Player after Md.Selim who scored a goal in the english professional game.There he played upto 2002.
8. In 2002 Baichung returned to India and signed a new contract with NFL champion Team Mohun Bagan A.C
9. In 2003 Baichung signed for his former club East Bengal and playing their till date.
10.In 2003 he went to play for Malayasian Champion Team Perak F.C as a loan for three months and there he scored 4 goals.
11.IN 2005 -2006 NFL Baicung scored 12 goals for Eastbengal as a Captain of the Team in 17 Matches.
12.IN 2006 -2007 Baichung Joined Mohunbagan A.C and help the Team to win Federationan Cup 2006 (Won Most Valuable Player Award)



HONOUR : Sikkim Government Build a Stadium in Namchi By His Name BAICHUNG BHUTIA STADIUM

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