Nawayug Shrestha is one of the few that needs no introduction. No true Nepali can ever forget the moment he won against India and brought home the title of the 2016 SAG Championship. Shrestha plays for the Nepal Army Club and is a proud member of the national soccer team of Nepal. Nawayug, being an inspiration for many Nepalis, has shown us the’ new era’ in Nepali football history.
Early Life of Nawayug Shrestha
Nawayug Shrestha (born January 26, 1990) is an international footballer from Nepal who plays in the top division of the Memorial A-Division League for the Nepal Army Club. He’s been born in Mangalbare, Illam. He went to high school in Bhanubhakta. Before school began, the principal had to make sure that there were enough footballs in the school, such as the popularity of the game.
Career of Nawayug Shrestha
In the 2016 Bangabandhu Cup, where he scored a hat-trick, Nawayug scored his first goal for the Nepal national team. In the game, he became Nepal’s fifth player to score a hat-trick in an international match. With four goals to his name, he ended the tournament as the highest goal scorer. He also scored a hat trick in the 2016 South Asian Games against the Maldives.
In the 2016 SAFF Championship held in India, Nawayug Shrestha made his international debut in the game against India. During January to February 2016, he scored 3 hat tricks in a month. During the semi-final of the Bangabandhu Cup in Bangladesh, he scored his first international hat-trick against the Maldives. During the 2016 South Asian Games, he got his second hat-trick against the Maldives. In the same tournament, he raised his hat-trick tally to 3 against Bhutan. He also scored in the finals the winning goal against India. He also played for Nepal Army Club, one of Nepal’s domestic soccer clubs.
An outgoing person
As intense as he appears during football matches, in real life he is more of an extrovert and an outgoing person. He likes to interact with people and is easy to get along with. He does not hesitate to talk to a fan as he appreciates them being around. He is trying his best to make time for them.
Fan of Real Madrid
He really enjoys watching Real Madrid’s tactics and gameplay. He’s been following the club for a long time and is really inspired by players like David Beckham, Cristiano Ronaldo, Gareth Bale, and Sergio Ramos. He even watches La Liga’s midnight games. But he’s not the club’s blind supporter and believes the deserving team should win.
Enjoys watching war movies
Nawayug loves to watch movies in his leisure time. He prefers to watch movies of war and action. He watches both Bollywood and Hollywood movies and likes actors like Salman Khan, Amir Khan, HrithikRoshan, and Ranbir Kapoor. He likes acting with Hollywood actor Van Diesel and Fast and Furious is one of his favorite movies.
Being a hard-working player, Nawayug always separates his time after the match to watch his games. He wants to improve himself and provide much better performance in the upcoming game. He prefers to change his role as a leader and a follower according to the situation as he believes this is how he once excels in the game.