The former Arsenal, Barcelona and France legend has called time on his glittering career. Here’s a look at some of his best goals and skills.
By CHRISTINE CHEAH firstname.lastname@example.org SHE has been the subject of a story by Time magazine, and touted by the New York Times as one of the pioneers of Asian women in the brutal, male-dominated world of mixed martial arts (MMA). And yet, Ann Osman’s professional MMA career is only just getting started. The 27-year-old Kota […]
By KEVIN TAN email@example.com TWO years ago, freestyle football enthusiasts Ariff Karim, 21, and Mohd Zaid, 23, met at a freestyle football event in Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur. They discovered that they worked well together, fast became friends and even came up with original tricks together. Freestyle football, simply put, is an art of expressing […]
AS a professional freestyle footballer, Irishman Hoai-Nam Nguyen, 33, has travelled the world performing his amazing repertoire of football tricks and skills. Starting out as a street performer in Dublin over a decade ago, freestyle football was just something “Nam The Man” did because it happened to earn him more money than waiting tables at […]
By KEVIN TAN firstname.lastname@example.org WHEN four passionate Malaysian freestyle footballers heard about the Vietnam Freestyle Football Championships (VFFC), which happened in May. they saw an opportunity and signed up right away. Organised by Asian Freestyle Football Federation (AF3), the VFFC is an open competition for freestylers all across Asia. Airi Azni, 17, Ariff Karim, 21, […]
By CHRISTINE CHEAH email@example.com It’s not often that one gets to meet a government minister, let alone follow them around to observe how they work – but that’s exactly what 70 young Malaysians will get to do. Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak introduced the Perdana Fellows Programme earlier this week, which will see […]