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Asif is from Newham, London and is West Ham through and through. To understand how it feels to support the Hammers through thick and thin, follow Asif on his journey this season.

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Asif is from Newham, London and is West Ham through and through. To understand how it feels to support the Hammers through thick and thin, follow Asif on his journey this season.

All in all life should be great but I can’t sleep at night and spend my days moping and generally just being sad… Why? BECAUSE ANTONIO IS NOT A RIGHT BACK AND SLAVEN JUST WONT PUSH HIM UP AND DROP VALENCIA. So yeah football. My dad growing up always dropped the “it’s just a game” line but if it is why doesn’t tiger woods have ultras? Exactly. On the pitch there’s just so much, so many leagues, so many ways to play. Off it the cultures WE create I.e ultras, casuals, the chants.. there’s nothing like it. Nothing compares.

What is your favourite Copa90 video and why?

The Seattle vs Portland Derby Day’s.  The whole series is amazing, but In the most part I know the clubs and football in that country before I watch it. However, this one just completely shocked me as I had no idea America had that kind of football culture. It completely changed my opinion on their league.

What is the best football game you have seen and why?

The last game at the Boleyn Ground. Green street was a sea of claret and blue it was a like a celebration of all things East London. In the ground all you could hear is us roaring and grown men holding back tears, whilst simultaneously trying to unscrew seats.

What is your favourite football snack?

Chicken wings

Who is your footballing idol?

Cruyff, he shaped the way footballs been played from his playing days to this day even after he’s passed

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