The Boy's a Bit Special: Nazrul Nazari

Name: Muhammad Nazrul Bin Ahmad Nazari

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Place of Birth: Singapore

Date of Birth: 11 February 1991

Nickname: Toyol. Fairoz Hasan from Hougang United gave it to me because of my size and activeness.

Sasha (NT fitness coach Aleksandar Bozenko) told me that size doesn't matter, what counts is the determination and teamwork to help the team.

As a boy I supported... Chelsea

Positions: Right/Left Winger

Teams played for: SAFFC U-16, COE West U-18, NFA 18, Young Lions

Strengths: Speed

Weaknesses: Size. I get pushed over easily!

Hero: My dad. He's been there for me the whole time throughout my career.

I play a bit like... Aaron Lennon. He's fast and has the pace to beat a defender. Plus he's short like me!

Highlights: Assisting Shahril Ishak for the winning goal against Negeri Sembilan last season, a win that pushed us to the top of the table - a position we kept till the end of the season.

Lowlights: Missing two chances in the same game against Pahang last season.

Toughest opponent: The Sarawak left back. Ramesh Lai.

Best player you've played with: Shahril Ishak. He's brilliant with the ball, has great leadership and an eye for goal.

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Biggest practical joker: Gabriel Quak. He's just a big joker. 

Most embarrassing moment: None that I can think of at the moment.

Best advice you've been given: Sasha (NT fitness coach Aleksandar Bozenko) told me that size doesn't matter, what counts is the determination and teamwork to help the team.

Wheels: Suzuki Swift

Dream car: Nissan GTR. Love the body kit.

Hobbies: Bowling

Flicks: I watched Captain America: The Winter Soldier recently.

Phone: iPhone 5. Love the apps.

Playstation or XBox? PS4. The graphics are awesome!

FIFA or Pro Evo? FIFA

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Messi or Ronaldo? MESSI! Obviously there's his size haha and he's one of the best players I've seen. His skills, his dribbling are fantastic!

Celebrity crush: Scarlett Johansson. It was love at first sight. Plus that cheeky smile of hers when she's acting! She's feminine yet aggressive.

Most famous person you've met: Eric Cantona and Pele. I met them while I was with the Courts Young Lions in 2010, at Jalan Besar Stadium against Geylang. I was honured and extremely motivated to impress them.

If I hadn't been a footballer... I would be an IT geek. I studied IT while I was at ITE Simei.

I'm currently addicted to... Club remixes. Every single day in the car while driving.

Tell us something we don't know about you: I get upset easily.

In five years time I'll be... Married to my fiancée and still forging a career in football.

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