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What is character?

PEMBINAAN karakter dalam usaha menyediakan atlet lebih berwibawa akan terus diberi perhatian Majlis Sukan Negara (MSN) apatah lagi berdasarkan hakikat bahawa dengan bakat semata-mata, tidak akan mampu membawa mereka ke mana-mana.

This was reported in today's Harian Metro.

A handful of friends had this to say;

"Bro, kalau pegawai sendiri takde karakter mcm mana?"

And another friend said;

"People like Elaine Koon and Ng Shu Wai they give up easily, if they had characters like cocaine addict Maradona (pic) or pierced-tattoo king Dennis Rodman then how?"

And another summed it up:

"Bila dah bina karakter dan atlit tak jadi pak turut lagi, diaorang boleh handle ke?"

Just to refersh our memory, Argentina's Diego Maradona won the 1979 World Youth Championship and 1986 World Cup (edged West Germany 3-2 in the final in Mexico City).

Dennis Rodman, meanwhile, is a two time NBA defensive player of the year (1990, 1991) , two time NBA All-Star player and has five NBA championship under his belt.

HD says: Happy Labour Day!


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