WATCH: A Malaysian footballer’s physics-defying Puskás Award contender

Sharon Wong

Perhaps you’ve never heard of the Malaysian Super League, Penang FA or Pahang FA, but in this case, it doesn’t matter. So long as you recognize a beautiful goal when you need one, you’ll be stunned into awed silence when you watch this free kick by 28-year old Penang FA midfielder Mohd Faiz Dubri. The shot comes in at 40 yards from the field’s left side but gains a life of its own and miraculously swerves to the top right corner and hits the goal posts at the perfect angle. Many have already dubbed it a FIFA Puskás Award contender and we have to say, we agree.

Oh, and as you’d expect, Penang ended up winning 4-1.