Life Center / Reported by Xu Yuanxin
▲ PTT villagers posted a post to share that Taiwan also had a golden age of football. (Schematic diagram / flipped from Pixabay)
The 2022 World Cup in Qatar has ended with the round of 16 knockout rounds, followed by the round of 8. Many Taiwanese fans are paying close attention to the event. In the past, some netizens discussed “why Taiwan can’t play in the World Cup”. In this regard, PTT villagers shared that Taiwan also had a golden age of football.
The original PO was titled “The top 16 is over, let’s see the golden age that Taiwan also had” in PTTpostSharing, in 2017, foreign coach Gary White served as the head coach of the Chinese Taipei men’s football team. “Taiwan also had a small upsurge. I went to the scene and felt that there were more fans.”
▲The original PO shared the golden age of football in Taiwan, which aroused heated discussions. (Picture / flip from PTT)
The original PO shared in the article that in the 2017 International Football Invitational Tournament, the Taiwan men’s football team defeated the Philippines 3:0; in the 2019 Football Asian Cup qualifying match, Taiwan defeated Bahrain 2:1, and finally scored 2 goals to reverse the victory, which moved the original PO I burst into tears; in the final match of the 2019 Asian Cup Football Qualifying Tournament, Taiwan defeated Singapore 1-0, which was dubbed a battle of tears and emotions.
The original PO lamented that although he knew that football would not be the mainstream in Taiwan, “But if my own people are not supportive, who else will?” After the post was exposed, netizens responded one after another, “The game in Bahrain was a classic, passionate and dramatic. “, “The game in Bahrain was really passionate”, “The classic game in 2017”, “I just happened to be in Singapore in 2017, and it was another kind of emotion to see the away game win”; however, some people lamented, “There is not even a football stadium in Zhongshan “, “White seemed to go to China later, and was sprayed all over the face by Taiwanese fans in the end”, “Taiwan’s pragmatic level is to support baseball, the only one that is competitive.”
▼Many netizens named the 2019 Football Asian Cup qualifying match, and Taiwan’s reversal of Bahrain was very passionate. (The video is from YouTube-Teacher Nick’s channel, please forgive me if it is removed)