Not too long ago, Malaysian badminton legend Datuk Lee Chong Wei introduced his retirement from the game after 19 years of blood, sweat, and tears after his battle with most cancers.
He received global praise from former players and fans alike as they thanked him for his contribution to badminton.
Lining up to send a message to our beloved champion was none other than Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
The 1-minute 58-second video that was shared on each Fb and Twitter was merely titled “For Lee Chong Wei”, and featured each Tun Mahathir and Tun Dr Siti Hasmah Mohd Ali sending their love for the badminton celebrity.
— Dr Mahathir Mohamad (@chedetofficial) June 14, 2019
Posting his video through @chedetofficial, Tun Mahathir mentioned: “I’m touched and unhappy that our champion (Datuk) Lee Chong Wei has determined to name it a day on his profession. I hope that he will get his much-needed relaxation and recovers from his sickness.”
“I wish to want my utmost gratitude to Chong Wei for placing Malaysia on the world sports activities map. We really feel an important loss to have our champion retire.”
After ending his message for Chong Wei, Tun Dr Siti Hasmah had one thing to say as nicely.
“Don’t fear Chong Wei, you don’t have the chance to win the Olympic gold, by no means thoughts Chong Wei. I feel for me, well being could be very, crucial.”
In her message, she additionally mentions that Chong Wei has made the appropriate choice as his spouse and son will likely be there for him.
“You may have been educating them play badminton. God prepared, you will note the boys taking part in badminton and successful the Olympic gold for you.”
“By no means remorse. you may have achieved one of the best you could possibly for the nation, for your self, for your loved ones, and for all of us.”
After spending 19 years on the worldwide stage, our champion actually deserves all of the love we may give.
Thanks, Chong Wei!
We hope that Malaysians will proceed to point out a lot like to Datuk Lee Chong Wei, and we pray that he can now take pleasure in his much-needed relaxation along with his household.
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