- The International Futsal Exhibition Tournament: Great losers.10:32 | 26/10/2012
Vietnam was defeated 0-9, but the audiences at Tan Binh sports hall still clapped their hands rapidly on each goal that the home team conceded. It is simply because our competitor – Italy is so outstanding with their world-class professional performance.
Futsal has not been so popular in Vietnam generally and in Ho Chi Minh City in particularly. But about two thousands seats at Tan Binh sports hall were fulfilled and seemed to be cramp with the attractive appearance of Italian national Futsal team – the world third-ranked team. Futsal and football fans pulled to the sports hall to see the performance of world-class players.
The Italian players shown not only the level of a team which will attend Futsal World Cup in Thailand with a disciplined gameplay, strict organized but also the outstanding individual technical skill. The way that Roberto’s players control and play the ball seemed to be smooth and refined. Of course, Vietnam was not able to resist when facing with the world’s top team and accept to be defeated with the final score 0-9.
However, Vietnam’s fans were not upset even a bit because they knew that Vietnamese players had played with all their heart and attempt. The fans also recognized that the Italian team is too strong and they came here not without the purpose of witnessing the refined and beautiful performance of the world-class team. Therefore, on each goal that Vietnamese players conceded, the fans still clapped their hands as a compliment for excellent Italian players and for the enthusiastic spirit of Vietnam Futsal team.
Portrait of famous people
- Le Huynh Duc is former captain of Vietnamese national Football team. He is currently coaching SHB Ðà Nẵng.
- Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson is to retire at the end of the season.
- Striker Le Cong Vinh is playing for SLNA
- Lionel Messi became the best scorer in a year with 91 goals in 2012.