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A Thomas Cup Commentary Brought To You By Malaysians On Social Media

Despite losing eventually to Japan, Malaysians were supportive, creative and united on social media praising the spirit of our badminton team.

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On 25 May 2014, Malaysia squared off to face Japan in the Thomas Cup final

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The game was nail-biting and Malaysians were expressing their feelings on social media

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Lee Chong Wei won the first game with ease, giving Malaysia a 1-0 lead

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Japan snatched the second game, narrowly beating Malaysia's Tan Boon Heong and Hoon Thien How

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Japan then took the lead as Kento Momota won the third game with ease against Malaysia's Chong Wei Feng

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Goh V Shem and Tan Wee Kiong managed to defy the odds and levelled the game back to 2-2

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The final match was tense and nerve-wrecking as Liew Daren showcased his determination to force a rubber set

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Japan won the deciding point and Malaysians were quick to offer their heartfelt support to Liew Daren, who played admirably

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Despite the loss, Malaysians agreed that the sport brings people together

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As always, quick smashes of local memes and witty jokes flew across the Internet and mobile messaging threads

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