Introducing our World Cup Warriors

November, 21/2022 - 14:43
The biggest sporting event in football has kicked off in Qatar. We at Viet Nam News have brought together our on team of football fans living here to share their thoughts on the World Cup. So let's introduce our World Cup Warriors!
Anh Đức

Name: Anh Đức

Occupation: Reporter

Club football team: Manchester United

Winners: Germany

Golden Boot: Richarlison, Kane or Muller

Surprise package: Denmark

Favourite football memory: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s last minute goal against Bayern Munich in the 1999 Champions League final.

When will Việt Nam men’s team follow the success of the women and play in a World Cup: 2026

Alex Reeves

Name: Alex Reeves

Occupation: International teacher

Club football team: Middlesbrough FC

Winners: Argentina

Golden Boot: Vinicius Jr.

Surprise package: The Netherlands

Favourite football memory: Middlesbrough completing our second four-goal comeback in the space of two weeks, courtesy of a Massimo Maccarone 90th minute diving header in the UEFA Cup semi-final in 2006.

When will Việt Nam men’s team follow the success of the women and play in a World Cup: 2030

Minh Nguyen

Name: Minh Nguyen

Occupation: R&D specialist at TVS

Club football team: Manchester United

Winners: Portugal

Golden Boot: Cristiano Ronaldo

Surprise package: Denmark

Favourite football memory: United knocking PSG out of the Champions League at the Park des Princes in 2019.

When will Việt Nam men’s team follow the success of the women and play in a World Cup: 2026

Nguyen Thu Huong

Name: Nguyen Thu Huong

Occupation: Communication coordinator

Club football team: Chelsea

Winners: Brazil

Golden Boot: Harry Kane

Surprise package: Denmark

Favourite football memory: I still get goosebumps watching again the goal of Chelsea against Barcelona at the Champions League semi-final match at the Nou Camp in 2012.

When will Việt Nam men’s team follow the success of the women and play in a World Cup: 2026

Peter Cowan

Name: Peter Cowan

Occupation: Content editor

Club football team: Crusaders FC

Winners: Argentina

Golden Boot: Memphis Depay

Surprise package: Serbia

Favourite football memory: AFC U23 final in 2018 when Viet Nam just lost out to Uzbekistan in the snow. Heartbreaking but what a magical few hours that was.

When will Việt Nam men’s team follow the success of the women and play in a World Cup: 2026

Paul Kennedy

Name: Paul Kennedy

Occupation: Journalist

Club football team: Liverpool FC

Winners: Brazil

Golden Boot: Neymar

Surprise package: Belgium

Favourite football memory: 2005 Champions League final in Istanbul. Greatest night of my entire life.

When will Việt Nam men’s team follow the success of the women and play in a World Cup: 2026

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