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Sudjai Cook : biography

27 June 1976 -

Sudjai Cook (born 27 June 1976 in Bangkok ThailandAccording to The Encyclopedia of AFL Footballers there are claims that Cook was born in Vietnam) is an Australian rules footballer who has played in the Australian Football League for the Adelaide Crows. He also played in the South Australian National Football League.

AFL career

Deciding to embark on a career in Australian rules football, he played 7 games for the Norwood Football Club before being rookie listed in 1998 with the Australian Football League club, Adelaide. Debuting that year after being promoted to the senior list, he had the distinction of being the first Thai-born player ever to play in the AFL. The rover was known for his speed and dubbed "the Chef" by Seven Network commentator Sandy Roberts. He went on to play 7 games for the club before being delisted at the end of the year.

Early life

Cook was adopted at 10 weeks old from Thailand and moved to Australia.

Post-AFL career

Cook played the majority of his SANFL career with the Glenelg Football Club in the SANFL, having transferred to that club from Norwood in 1999. His SANFL career ended in 2005, after 26 games for Norwood and 122 games for Glenelg.

He was an assistant coach for the Broadview Football Club who play in the SAAFL. He was also playing for Broadview at the same time.

He currently is playing for Flinders Park in the SAAFL.

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