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Titan Sports organizes and presents the Best Footballer in Asia award every year. During the previous calendar year, this award was given to the player who played the best for Asian football.

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Paulino Alcantara: FC Barcelona Star From The Philippines

Over 100 years ago, Philippine-born Paulino Alcantara burst onto the scene with his creative genius and sparked the Futbol Club Barcelona golden era. His contribution to the game was truly spectacular! Revolutionary Voyage In August 1896, the Philippine Revolution (Spanish …

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Hao Haidong: China Greatest Striker Now Removed From History

Goalscoring in the Chinese Super League during the 2000s followed a familiar theme: foreigners dominated it. The media and fans were not immune to reminiscing about Hao Haidong, who finished in the top three on the scoring chart year after …

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Yasuhiko Okudera: Japan’s First Overseas Soccer Player

In 1977, Yasuhiko Okudera made history when he signed for Cologne, thus becoming the first Japanese player to play professional soccer in Europe when the game was still amateur in Japan. We examine the soccer career of the first Asian …

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Kim Joo Sung: 2nd In Asian Team of the 20th Century

Soccer supporters across the nation were fascinated by one man whose meteoric rise caught the country’s eye when South Korea emerged as a powerhouse of Asia in the mid-1980s. In 1984, Kim Joo-Sung scored his first international goal against Indonesia …

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Son Heung-min: His Early Childhood That Has Made Him A Star

From cutting his teeth in the Bundesliga to reaching a consistently world-class level at English Premier League giants Tottenham Hotspur, the rise of Son Heung-min has been meteoric. The South Korean soccer player is not one to bask in the …

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