Goalkeeper Extraordinaire: Hassan Sunny’s Heartwarming Encounter with Fans in China

Singaporean football goalkeeper Hassan Sunny has recently gained widespread popularity and admiration among fans in China. The 40-year-old athlete was warmly welcomed during his visit to Shanghai, where he met hundreds of newfound admirers.

Singapore’s renowned goalkeeper Hassan Sunny, basking in his rising popularity in China, connected with numerous Chinese supporters on Monday (Jun 17) during his visit to Shanghai. Hassan’s presence in China was at the behest of Capitaland, a prominent property conglomerate with multiple commercial assets in the country.

Fans flocked to Raffles City The Bund, expressing their admiration for Hassan’s standout performance against Thailand in a World Cup qualifier match. They queued eagerly to snap photos with him, showcasing their support and appreciation.

Goalkeeper Extraordinaire: Hassan Sunny's Heartwarming Encounter with Fans in China

One fan expressed hope for Hassan’s improvement and even suggested a potential move to China for the seasoned goalkeeper. Despite Singapore’s 3-1 loss, Hassan’s remarkable saves during the match earned him widespread recognition, propelling him to instant fame.

“It’s incredible to experience such overwhelming love and encouragement here,” shared Hassan, who will be in Shanghai until Tuesday. At 40 years old, Hassan defies conventional retirement ages for professional footballers, signaling his determination and continued passion for the game.

Hassan Sunny expressed his commitment to continuing his football career, mentioning that he has several more years ahead. His focus is on taking steps to ensure he can prolong his time in the sport, driven by his enduring passion and love for the game.

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