Malaysian football player is nominated for Puskas Award

Malaysia doesn’t have a great track record when it comes to football. Our physique doesn’t lend itself to competing on the pitch and we don’t have the money to create a competitive league

Our only achievement of note was to qualify for the Olympic football tournament in 1980, an occasion dad remembers well when the entire housing estate erupted in jubilation as James Wong scored the winner in extra time against the formidable South Koreans. Shane that we then boycotted those Moscow Games!

So, here is a video of Malaysian Faiz Subri’s free kick, which has earned him a nomination for the Ferenc Puskas award, named after the legendary Magyar player