Mursyid Effendi

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Mursyid Effendi
Personal information
Date of birth (1972-04-23) 23 April 1972 (age 46)
Place of birth Indonesia
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1994–2007 Persebaya Surabaya 298 (38)
2007 Persiku Kudus
National team
1998 Indonesia 5 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Mursyid Effendi (born 23 April 1972) is an Indonesian former footballer who played as a defender.


Effendi played club football for Persebaya Surabaya and Persiku Kudus.[1]

He also earned a total of five caps for the Indonesian national team.[1]

Own goal[edit]

On 31 August 1998, while playing for Indonesia in a Tiger Cup match against Thailand, Effendi deliberately scored an own goal to affect the outcome of the match; he was banned for life from international football by FIFA.[2][3][4][5]


  1. ^ a b Mursyid Effendi at
  2. ^ Bill Edgar (17 July 2006). "Hilarity and tragedy: curse of the own goal". The Times. 
  3. ^ Georgina Turner and Will Roberts (14 July 2004). "Was Zidane the first on-pitch puker?". London: The Guardian. 
  4. ^ "The most bizarre goals". London: The Independent. 27 September 2010. 
  5. ^