Goalkeeper Dang Van Lam in Muangthong United jersey. Photograph courtesy of Dang Van Lam
FIFA has rejected Dang Van Lam’s demand for fee of wage arrears of over $50,000 by his former membership, Thailand’s Muangthong United.
After unilaterally terminating his contract with the membership on January 6, 2021, Lam had sought $53,225 from them, $50,000 arrears due from March to December 2020 and $3,225 for six days in January 2021.
However FIFA’s Dispute Decision Chamber has rejected the Vietnamese nationwide goalkeeper’s demand.
It mentioned his wage had been lowered from March 2020 however he didn’t file his demand till December of the identical 12 months.
The truth that he nonetheless took $11,667 a month for 9 months with out criticism means he had agreed to the discount.
FIFA additionally rejected Muangthong’s lawsuit towards Lam and his present membership, Japan’s Cerezo Osaka. The Thai membership had sought $300,000 from the 29-year-old for inflicting harm to their picture and $1 million from Osaka as switch price for him.
FIFA dismissed Muangthong’s claims as unreasonable.
The Vietnamese-Russian keeper has returned to coaching with Osaka after a critical shoulder harm he suffered in October 2021. He lately prolonged his contract for one more 12 months.
Cerezo will start the 2022 J. League with a match towards Yokohama F. Marinos on February 19.
He’s at present thought-about Osaka’s quantity two goalkeeper behind Kim Jin-hyeon, however the South Korean is already 35 years previous.
Lam was the primary selection for the Vietnamese nationwide workforce since 2018 till his harm final 12 months.
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