Malaysian football makes global headlines: remarkable rise

Malaysian Football Makes Global News: A Remarkable Rise

« `html

British newspaper The Guardian recently highlighted a series of attacks on national footballers in Malaysia, highlighting the Football Federation of Malaysia's (FAM) recommendation that players consider hiring bodyguards. Premiership club Johor Darul Ta'zim (JDT) have been asked to beef up their team's security after their midfielder Safiq Rahim was attacked, becoming the third player attacked in a week. Safiq Rahim, former captain of the national team, saw the windshield of his car smashed by unknown assailants. Selangor winger Faisal Halim is in intensive care unit after being doused with acid at a shopping mall, and Akhyar Rashid was injured during a robbery outside his home in Terengganu. JDT will host the Charity Shield match against Selangor this Friday.

A worrying wave of attacks against footballers in Malaysia

The recent series of violent attacks against Malaysian footballers has caused great concern within the international sports community. These incidents not only shocked football fans, but also drew attention to the need to strengthen the security of athletes in the country.

The security measures in question

Faced with this alarming situation, the Football Federation of Malaysia (FAM) has officially advised players to consider hiring personal bodyguards for their protection. This recommendation follows several targeted attacks that have left the sports community in shock. The incident involving Safiq Rahim, where his vehicle was vandalized, highlights the seriousness of the threat facing the players.

Clubs react

Johor Darul Ta'zim (JDT), one of Malaysia's most prestigious clubs, has taken immediate steps to strengthen security around its team, demonstrating the urgency with which clubs are taking this matter. Player safety, both on and off the field, has become a top priority.

A call to action

These tragic events serve as a stark reminder that player safety should never be compromised. It is imperative that authorities, clubs and sporting organizations work together to put robust security strategies in place. This includes not only hiring bodyguards, but also improving surveillance and implementing preventive measures to ensure the safety of everyone involved in the world of football.

Furthermore, it is crucial that these incidents are thoroughly investigated in order to bring the perpetrators to justice and deter future attacks. Solidarity within the football community is essential to overcoming these challenges and ensuring a safe environment for the sport we all love.


The recent wave of attacks on footballers in Malaysia has highlighted the vulnerability of athletes and the need for increased protection. As the international football community watches closely, it is paramount that concrete steps are taken to prevent such incidents in the future. Player safety must always be a priority to preserve the integrity of the sport.


Charles Foucault From

Charles Foucault

“Charles Foucault” is a fictional character created by the team, embodying an experienced and dedicated journalist, born in the 50s in Paris. This character, from a modest family, was designed to represent passion and dedication for journalism from a young age, initially writing for the school newspaper before pursuing a university degree in journalism.

Although "Charles Foucault" is not a real person, his fictional story is used to illustrate the journey of a committed journalist, covering significant events such as natural disasters and political conflicts. “Charles” is presented as a daring reporter, bringing professionalism and a unique perspective to readers.

Articles published under the name "Charles Foucault" are the result of a collective effort by our editorial team, who share a commitment to quality journalism, in-depth coverage of world events, and compelling storytelling. Through this character, aims to offer insightful and well-informed reporting, enriching its readers' understanding of various current affairs topics.