Hải flattered to deceive in 2020 and even though he popped up with the occasional moment of magic for his club, it’s fair to say we’ve all been expecting a lot more.
His performance in last Wednesday's friendly match against the senior national team only further proved his talent and showed why many people believe he is a future star of Vietnamese football.
While the only decorations in Park’s austere office are pictures of some of his famous victories, Vietnamese football fans can be assured their hero is only looking to the future.
The Việt Nam national football team will have two friendly matches with the U22 squad in preparation for competitive fixtures in 2021.
Goalkeeper Trần Nguyên Mạnh has been a rock at the back for Viettel FC and played a key role in their journey to become V.League 1 champions.
After returning from injury, midfielder Nguyễn Trọng Đại took just 10 minutes to secure three points for Viettel three against Hồng Lĩnh Hà Tĩnh on Sunday, helping his team take top spot in the V.League 1.
The Việt Nam U22 team will take part in the Toulon Tournament to be held in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France from December 23 to January 7 next year, the Việt Nam Football Federation (VFF) has announced.
The 23-year-old Hà Nội FC midfielder scored one goal and assisted another to make sure his side came from behind and lifted the trophy with a 2-1 win on September 20.