Pinoy fans rooting for Timor Leste to win a medal is the most wholesome thing

Dec 3, 2019

As the third day of the 30th Southeast Asian Games comes to a close, the host country Philippines is still in the lead after sustaining its gold medal rush — this time in wushu and arnis.

The same cannot be said about Timor Leste, which has yet to get a podium finish in any of the competitions. At least Laos already has five bronze medals to show; East Timor, whose first SEA Games participation was in 2003, would be lucky to replicate its three-bronze campaign two years ago.

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However, if there's something good that this woeful start has brought about, it's Filipinos showing the spirit of sportsmanship on social media.

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Some local netizens are waving the (digital) Timor Leste flag in support of their SEA rival's hunt for that elusive medal.

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    One user even drew up a manga rendition of the brotherly love between the Philippines and East Timor. #WeWinAsOne

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