Indra Putra Mahayuddin
Mahayuddin (right) at the 2012 Malayasia Cup.
|Full name||Indra Putra bin Mahayuddin|
|Date of birth||2 September 1981|
|Place of birth||Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia|
|Height||1.77 m (5 ft 9 1⁄2 in)|
|Playing position||Striker, Winger|
|Current club||FELDA United|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 23:41, 08 November 2013 (UTC).
† Appearances (Goals).
Indra Putra Mahayuddin (born 2 September 1981) is a Malaysian footballer who plays for Malaysia Premier League side FELDA United and a former Malaysia national team. He is a versatile forward, who can operate as a striker and winger.
Indra Putra has been submitted to the Perak Academy when he was a teenager. He had then, been promoted to the senior team in 2002 helping Perak to clinched the Malaysian Premier One League in 2002 and 2003. Then, in 2004, Indra Putra Mahayuddin moved to Pahang in a high-profile transfer. He helped Pahang in 2004 by winning the first new edition of Malaysian Super League.
The right-footed player represented Malaysia for the 2003 SEA Games in Hanoi, Vietnam, the FA Premier League Asia Cup 2003 and also in the 2002 Tiger Cup in Thailand, helping Malaysia national football team to a 4th place finish.
Indra Putra Mahayuddin was described as the best Malaysian football (soccer) player in his generation by former Perak's coach Steve Darby. He was the 2004 Malaysian Super League season top goalscorer with 15 goals from 21 games played. He remains, until this day, the last Malaysian football player to win that accolade.
He been called up by Malaysia national football team coach Norizan Bakar for the AFC Asian Cup 2007 in July, co-hosting by 4 countries Thailand, Indonesia, Vietnam and Malaysia. In the competition, Indra Putra is the only Malaysian player to score a goal.
Indra Putra also represent the Malaysia XI squad against Chelsea at Shah Alam Stadium on 29 July 2008. The Malaysia XI eventually lost 0-2. However, Chelsea coach Luiz Felipe Scolari praise the Malaysia XI for giving a good fight against his team.
For 2009 season, Indra Putra join Kelantan and will be partner upfront by his former teammate in Perak Muhamad Khalid Jamlus. On 18 April 2009, he was the villain among the Negeri Sembilan supporters after stamping on Negeri's defender, Mohd Rahman Zabul. Amazingly, he escaped the red card. He was part of the Kelantan team that play in that year Malaysia FA Cup 2009 final against Selangor where Kelantan lost 3-1 on penalties his spot kick hit the bar which cost Kelantan the match. Kelantan suffered another setback when lost the 2009 Malaysia Cup final against Negeri Sembilan. Indra scored a consolation goal from the free kick. However, Indra was chosen as the most valuable player for the 2009 season.
Indra Putra extra-time winner clinched a pulsating 3-2 win over a game Armed Forces in the Malaysia Cup final at Shah Alam Stadium. During the season he also help the team won the Super League and FA Cup.
- As of 8 November 2013.
|Club||Season||League||Charity Shield||FA Cup||Malaysia Cup||AFC Cup||AFC Champions League||Total|
- As of 23 April 2013.
|1.||December 11, 2002||Petaling Jaya, Malaysia||Cambodia||5-0||Win||Friendly|
|2.||December 18, 2002||Singapore, Singapore||Singapore||0-4||Win||2002 Tiger Cup Group Stage|
|3.||December 18, 2002||Singapore, Singapore||Singapore||0-4||Win||2002 Tiger Cup Group Stage|
|4.||December 20, 2002||Singapore, Singapore||Thailand||3-1||Win||2002 Tiger Cup Group Stage|
|5.||December 29, 2002||Singapore, Singapore||Vietnam||2-1||Lose||2002 Tiger Cup Third/Fourth Place|
|6.||October 22, 2003||Manama, Bahrain||Bahrain||3-1||Lose||2004 AFC Asian Cup qualification|
|7.||August 23, 2006||Shah Alam, Malaysia||Myanmar||1-2||Lose||2006 Merdeka Tournament Group Stage|
|8.||July 10, 2007||Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia||China PR||1-5||Lose||2007 AFC Asian Cup Group Stage|
|9.||July 22, 2008||Hyderabad, India||India||1-1||Draw||Friendly|
|10.||October 15, 2008||Kelana Jaya, Malaysia||Nepal||4-0||Win||2008 Merdeka Tournament|
|11.||October 23, 2008||Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia||Myanmar||4-0||Win||2008 Merdeka Tournament|
|12.||October 23, 2008||Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia||Myanmar||4-0||Win||2008 Merdeka Tournament|
|13.||December 6, 2008||Phuket, Thailand||Laos||3-0||Win||2008 AFF Suzuki Cup|
|14.||December 8, 2008||Phuket, Thailand||Vietnam||2-3||Lose||2008 AFF Suzuki Cup|
|15.||December 8, 2008||Phuket, Thailand||Vietnam||2-3||Lose||2008 AFF Suzuki Cup|
- Fourth Place 2002 Tiger Cup
- Bronze Medal 2003 SEA Games
- Malaysia Premier I League: 2002, 2003
- Malaysian Super League: 2004
- Malaysian FA Cup: 2005/06
- Malaysian Cup: 2010/2012
- Chelsea beat Malaysian XI
- "Indra sah wakili pasukan Kelantan". Utusan Malaysia. 29 October 2008. Retrieved 2008-10-29.(Malay)
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