Lam Sheung Yee

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Lam Sheung Yee
Born (1934-11-07)7 November 1934
Hong Kong
Died 23 April 2009(2009-04-23) (aged 74)
North Point, British Hong Kong
Nationality
  • British Overseas Territories citizen
  • Republic of China
Citizenship Hong Kong
Occupation
  • actor
  • footballer
  • sport commentator
Association football career
Full name Spencer Lam Sheung Yee
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1944–1948 Eastern
1948–1962 Kitchee
1962–1963 Five-One-Seven
1963–1964 Kitchee
1964–1965 KMB
1965–1967 Yuen Long
1967–1970 Eastern
1970–1972 Hong Kong Rangers
1972–1973 Eastern
National team
1958–1968 Republic of China
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Spencer Lam Sheung Yee (Chinese: 林尚義; Jyutping: lam4 soeng6 ji6), 7 November 1934[1] – 23 April 2009) was a former football (soccer) defender, coach and announcer, as well as an actor.

Spencer was a graduate of The Chinese University of Hong Kong with an Economics major. He was once a secondary school teacher in Hong Kong while working as a voice actor on television advertisements and a football player. At an international level, he represented Republic of China in 1960 Olympics football in Rome.

Football career[edit]

As a footballer, he was nicknamed Chinese: 重炮; literally: "Heavy Gun" due to his powerful clearances and long-range free kicks from between 20-40 yards), but it also had a lot to do with the materials used on the match balls are a lot heavier than the ones being used nowadays.,[2] He also had another nickname Chinese: 倉魚; literally: "pale fish". He represented Republic of China instead of Hong Kong, despite both teams were founding member of the Asian Football Confederation in 1954.

Honours[edit]

Acting career[edit]

He has also developed an acting career appearing in a great number of films.

Filmography[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ FIFA.com - Seung-yee LAM
  2. ^ 「重炮」震球壇 亞運摘金 (in Chinese). Sing Tao. 24 April 2009. Archived from the original on 26 April 2009. Retrieved 25 April 2009. 

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