We were contacted by Goal.com who caught the trailer for FTMH online and wanted to find out more. Cesare Polenghi – Managing Editor for Goal.com Asia, was Editor for Japanese football at the time of the Tohoku earthquake and reported heavily on the efforts of the JLeague teams as they tried to resume the ‘normality’ of the football season in the earthquake and tsunami struck regions. He also covered many of the charity games and fund-raising efforts throughout Asia at that time. These were all pieces that we referred to frequently as we discussed the project.
The FTMH article was written by Dan Orlowitz – Assistant Editor at Goal.com Asia and probably one of the most dedicated lovers of JLeague football you’re ever likely to meet. We shared a very pleasant time talking about all aspects of the beautiful game and we will hopefully be meeting up at some point during filming, along with Cesare, to continue the conversation.
The interview has now been translated to their many Asian editions and has been featured in Thailand, Singapore, India, China, Indonesia and Hong Kong, to name but a few. Many thanks to everyone at Goal.com for their efforts.