Concluding a stellar match with China's Chen Long, Lee Zii Jia's 2020 Olympics journey, came to an end at the top 16. Read here
An amazing player at only 23 years of age, a world number 8 and beating so many phenomenal others at his first Olympics ever, his lost may have been big, but the love Malaysians have for this young man is so much bigger.
With over 250k tweets twitter-wide, netizens congratulate him on a job well done, while expressing just how much impact, his effort left behind.
So many great words, convinced that this young, talented legend will only come back stronger and better, here's a thread of heartwarming messages, specially dedicated to Lee Zii Jia.
We have been rendered speechless for his explosive moves on court, but there is one thing we're certain. This country has become better, more united and more proud than it has ever been, thanks to this prodigy of a player.
Congratulations Lee Zii Jia, here's to onward and upward!