The Thailand national football team
The Thailand national football team (Thai: ฟุตบอลทีมชาติไทย, RTGS: futbon thim chat thai, pronounced [fút.bɔ̄n tʰīːm t͡ɕʰâːt tʰāj]) represents Thailand in international men’s association football. Officially nicknamed the War Elephants, the team is controlled by the governing body for football in Thailand, Football Association of Thailand (FAT), which is a member of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) and the regional ASEAN Football Federation (AFF).
With five ASEAN Football Championship titles and nine senior-level Southeast Asian Games titles, the team has a history as the most successful team in Southeast Asia. Thailand also won third place in the 1972 AFC Asian Cup, competed twice in the Summer Olympics and won fourth place in the 1990, 1998, 2002 and 2014 (with U23 Team) Asian Games.