If you have the skills and determination, you will be noticed and given adequate attention no matter where you are or how you are.
A reels posted on FC Setia Alam’s Instagram recently garnered a lot of attention from netizens. The kid was propelled into the spotlight, when a clip of him displaying his remarkable football skills went viral.
According to the video, they saw this kid, Sarvesh playing on the streets of Setia Alam where his skills drew their attention, prompting them to invite him to join FC Setia Alam.
“From trying to beat Coach Adam barefooted on the streets, to Selangor FC training ground”
Speaking to Varnam MY, the Shazwan Wong, the coach said 7-year-old Sarveshvaraa Rishi Kumar stands out from other kids because of his tenacity, his ball work and his bravery.
Among the other netizens who commended this boy in the comments section, Filipino footballer Anton del Rosario was also spotted applauding the kid’s skills.
“He learned all of these from playing with elder guys every evening at the park before joining us in a more regimented training,” the coach told. The Selangorian kiddo has been training under FC Setia Alam since last December.
According to a spokesman from FC Setia Alam, “To be honest, it is not just Sarvesh who should be brought to the sports field, but all children. Although not everyone will thrive as a professional player, sports instills discipline, teamwork, and a never say die mentality that they can carry into adulthood. Moreover, sports also encourages people to have a healthier lifestyle and follow a more disciplined schedule in their everyday lives.”
Little League Soccer runs football programs across multiple centres across Klang Valley. Kids who have potential will be invited to play for their competitive team which is FC Kuala Lumpur which is based in Bandar Utama and also FC Setia Alam which calls Ardence Arena Setia Alam home.