TMJ: Don't let Faiz Subri's win sidetrack us from our poor state of football

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Johor crown prince Tunku Ismail Sultan Ibrahim has warned of politicians trying to take advantage of Faiz Subri's Fifa Puskas Award as they rained praise on him.

He stressed that the win should not cause Malaysia to lose sight of improving the country's poor state of football and not whitewash it based on one achievement.

"You may be able to score one goal, win a Puskas Award with the whole country rejoicing, or you can be a puppet for a politician and that may get you a datukship.

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