Diego Forlan scores his first goal in his 27th appearance for Manchester United from the penalty spot against Maccabi Haifa in the Champions League at Old Trafford on September 18, 2002. Photo: Reuters
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Diego Forlan, the ‘witch’ who cast his spell on Hong Kong, points to powers of perseverance after Kitchee swansong

The Uruguayan’s career looks to have come to an end with his final game for Hong Kong champions Kitchee, and he should be remembered as the ultimate example of perseverance

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Diego Forlan scores his first goal in his 27th appearance for Manchester United from the penalty spot against Maccabi Haifa in the Champions League at Old Trafford on September 18, 2002. Photo: Reuters
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Nick Atkin

Nick Atkin

Nick is a production editor on the South China Morning Post’s sport desk, where he covers mixed martial arts (MMA). He was previously a sports writer and editor for ESPN.