KUALA LUMPUR – Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak on Wednesday congratulated Penang footballer Mohd Faiz Subri who converted a beautiful free kick in the 2016 Super League match at the City Stadium, here Tuesday.
“It’s a fantastic free kick by Faiz Subri. News of the goal has reached America. I have seen the clip of the free kick, truly marvelous,” he said in his latest Twitter account.
Najib also uploaded the video clip on the free kick taken by Faiz in the 62nd minute where the ball curved from the left to the right before going into the Pahang goal mouth.
The beautiful goal from the free kick had attracted the interest of the world including several international portals.
According to the British news portal, British Independent (www.independent.co.uk), it is possible that the goal would win the FIFA Puskas Award 2016 as the “Goal of the Year”.
In the match yesterday, Penang beat Pahang 4-1. – BERNAMA