Seems to be a favourite past time of mine these days…..
For a club that only began to exist in 2012 and makes a habit of stealing players from other states, its “fans” sure have a large ego. So it makes absolutely sense to bring them down to earth when the opportunity arises.
This, of course, vindicates my position that the Germans are lousy players individually. It was just by a stroke of sheer luck that they have won the World Cup trophy in this edition. A list of Golden Ball winners, past and present, can be viewed here.
They won through a solitary goal which was purely based on luck, and their Nazi fans think they are the greatest football squad on the face of this planet. Sorry Nazi boys, but I am not fooled….not even for one second. A shit team is still a shitty team, even if they have won the trophy through sheer luck!
Let us now compare these traditional sports in the SEA region side-by-side, recognised as the predecessors to the modern sport of Sepak Takraw.
SIPA TAKYAN (Philippines)
SEPAK RAGA (Malaysia)
SIPAK RAGO (Indonesia)
All of the above have evolved into this:
Anyone who tries to deny this and wants any of the predecessor sports to be contested as a separate event at a regional tournament are literally out of their minds