Top brands get behind Million Dollar Feet


top brands From Left: Leong Delon, Tournament Director for Million Dollar Feet; Peter de Kretser, Director of Football for Million Dollar Feet; Steve McMahon, Head Coach for Million Dollar Feet; and Mr. Raja Singham, Managing Director for Brickfields Asia College (BAC) fielding questions from reporters at the launch of the Million Dollar Feet initiative.

( – Million Dollar Feet, a platform providing up-and-coming football stars aged 11 to 14 the opportunity to play with top European Clubs launched last Thursday with the backing of top brands.

Presented by Brickfields Asia College, Million Dollar Feet is sponsored by New Balance, Kenny Rogers ROASTERS, 100 Plus, LAC Packaging and Printing Press, and Anita Gifts & Souvenirs in support of EduNation.

Million Dollar Feet will hold open calls at five locations across Malaysia – Penang, Kuantan, Kuching, Johor Bahru and Kuala Lumpur. Following a series of tryouts, drills and intense competition led by Head Coach and former Liverpool Captain Steve McMahon, two of the very best contestants will be rewarded with an all-expenses-paid trip to the United Kingdom.

There, they will audition for scouts and stand a chance to sign and potentially play for a premier European club.

Peter de Kretser, Founder and Director of Football of Million Dollar Feet, shared, “This programme is all about making dreams come true, while putting the country on the world map for football. It’s quite straightforward – your background, race, creed and social status don’t matter here.”

“If these kids have the right calibre and talent, we will give them a chance to shine – simple as that. No politics. No hidden agenda.”

Meanwhile, Steve McMahon, Head Coach of Million Dollar Feet commented, “Malaysia truly can and should thrive in the international football arena. What is needed, however, is a platform to springboard the career of deserving young local talents – and Million Dollar Feet provides exactly that opportunity.”

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