High expectations – and no salaries – are really tough on players

YOU waltz past players, produce some deft touches and killer passes – and then you miss a chance, only for someone to shout from the stands – “Makan gaji buta! (you’re getting paid for doing nothing).”

It can be really disheartening.

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