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Phil Younghusband Has One Of The World's Best Stike Rates

Philippine Azkals' striker Phil Younghusband has one of the best strike rates in the world, according to UK's Mail Online.

Younghusband scored 33 goals in the 50 games that he has played, or a strike ratio of 0.66. This places the 26-year-old footballer 13th in the ranking of top international goalscorers, the London-based newspaper said.

"A graduate of the Chelsea academy, the English-born Younghusband moved abroad and continued to bang in the goals for the Philippines," Mail Online wrote.

Poul Nielsen has the best goalscoring record in history, netting 52 goals in 38 games.

Other names included in the list are Sven Rydell (#2), Gerd Muller (#3), Ferenc Pukas (#4), Kunishige Kamamoto (#5), Pele (#6), Luigi Riva (#7), Chan Siu Ki (#8), Ali Daei (#9), Jorgen Juve (#10), Godfrey Chitalu (#11), Gabriel Batistuta (#12), Davur Suker (#14), Didier Droba (#15), Wlodzimierz Lubanski (#16), Rashidi Yekini (#17), Damian Mori (#18), Dimitar Berbatov (#19), and Stern John (#20).

Azkals Phil and James Younghusband chosen as Chelsea FC ambassadors

The Philippine Azkals' Phil and James Younghusband have been named as new ambassadors of Chelsea FC, one of the world’s biggest football clubs with a history of excellence and achievement.

The two Azkals were chosen to spearhead the English club’s initial foray in the Philippines.

The club will be opening a soccer school in the country which will be called The Chelsea FC Soccer School.

Prior to the school's official launch, it will be holding a summer camp, in partnership with the Younghusband Football Academy, on April 17-May 15. The age groups will be divided as follows Under-8, U-10, U-12, and U-16 for boys and girls.

The popular Younghusband brothers were themselves alumni of Chelsea FC back in England. They were also part of the club's reserve team before moving to the country in 2008. - NoypiStuff

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Azkals' Phil Younghusband receives Golden Boot award in 2012 AFC Challenge Cup

The Philippine Azkals’ Phil Younghusband received the Golden Boot award in the 2012 AFC Challenge Cup for his six goals from the tournament elimination up to the semifinal round.

The Golden Boot award is given to the individual player who scores the most goals in a league or a tournament.

The Azkals won against Palestine earlier today, placing third overall in the competition. It is the first time that the national football team of the Philippines finished third in the biennial tournament for developing football nations.

The team had earlier made history for entering the semi-final round of this year's AFC Challenge Cup.

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Susan Younghusband, mother of Phil and James, passes away: report

Susan Placer-Younghusband, the Filipina mother of James and Phil Younghusband of the Philippine Azkals, passed away Saturday night, GMA News reported.
Susan Younghusband with Phil and James | Courtesy of Azkals United

Susan died of "massive heart-attack" at 10:30 p.m., Cathy Rivilla, manager of Phil and James, told GMA News.

The family of Susan is holding her wake at Funeraria Paz in Sucat, Paranaque.

James and Phil Younghusband with their mom, Susan | Photo courtesy of James Younghusband's Facebook fan page

Susan Younghusband was 49 years old. She is survived by her two celebrity footballer sons and daughter Keri who is now around the age of 9. Her husband, Philip, died of cancer 8 years ago.

She was a native of Malabon City.

In one of his interviews, Phil Younghusband had said his mother, who admitted that she knew nothing about football, was very supportive of him and his brother James in their career.

"My mom's very supportive. If she can't watch me live, she …

Angel Locsin and Phil Younghusband sexy Century Tuna billboard ad

Angel Locsin and Phil Younghusband are the new endorsers of Century Tuna. A couple of billboard ads of the rumored lovers revealing their sexy bodies have been making a fuss lately. Check out the billboard photo below:

Angel Locsin and Phil Younghusband Billboard Ad

The billboard can be found in EDSA as well as at the Meralco Avenue near Metrowalk.

Meanwhile, Kapamilya actress Angel Locsin was spotted in the historic game of Phil Younghusband's football team, the Azkals, versus Sri Lanka on July 3rd. She was seen cheering and screaming for the Azkals which apparently inspired her rumored footballer boyfriend since he was able to score 2 points for the team! Yay! Here's a pic of Angel at the Azkals' game:

Angel Locsin during the Azkals vs Sri Lanka game on Sunday | Photo courtesy of Angel's Facebook fan page

Angel also attended the Azkals victory party where Phil reportedly kissed her! Here's a photo of them at the event:

Phil Younghusband and Angel Locsin at the Azkal…

Phil Younghusband introduces Angel Locsin to his mom

Phil Younghusband has introduced Angel Locsin, his rumored sweetheart, to his mother.

Phil Younghusband and Angel Locsin | Credits to the owners of the photos

Phil revealed the encounter in an interview with ABS-CBN News where he said "My mom loves Angel. She really really likes her."

Prior to this, recent updates on Phil and Angel's flourishing romance incude the following

***Phil sent Angel gifts a tumbler, a pillow, and a teddy bear on "The Buzz", last Sunday.

***On Boy Abunda's "The Bottomline" last Friday, the footballer said he likes being with the actress and wants to know her more. He also invited Angel to watch his upcoming football match in Manila.

***The two also went to a movie date last week where they watched Angel's newest film "In the Name of Love".

***Late last month, Angel and Phil spent a day in Hong Kong to celebrate Angel's birthday. Phil reportedly gifted a designer bag to the Kapamilya babe.

Whew! It seems like th…

Angel Locsin admits spending her birthday with Phil Younghusband in Hong Kong

Angel Locsin, the lead star of the fantaserye "Imortal" which aired its finale episode yesterday, has admitted that she spent her birthday in Hong Kong with Philippine Azkal's Phil Younghusband.

Angel Locsin and Phil Younghusband in Hong Kong | Photo courtesy of ABS-CBN

Angel Locsin revealed that the footballer, who reportedly wooing her, unexpectedly turned up during her 3-day trip in Hong Kong for her 26th birthday celebration - she was born on April 23, 1985.

Since Phil followed a day before Angel's arrival in Manila, the Kapamilya star and the popular footballer said to have spent only a day together with Angel's friend Bubble Praiso in Hong Kong. Phil reportedly gave the birthday girl a Givenchy bag! Whew!

Noypi's Notes:

This love story is promising! Having fun getting updates from it. :D

Phil and James Younghusband, new endorsers of Collezione-C2

Philippine Azkals' Phil and James Younghusband are now the newest brand ambassadors of the Filipino fashion brand Collezione-C2, the makers of the iconic My Pilipinas shirt designs. The British-Filipino brothers have been chosen to embody the talented Pinoys.

“Celebrating the uniqueness of the resilient Filipino and the gifts and skills he has to offer the country and the rest of the world is something that we are very passionate about," Collezione-C2 Managing Director Joey Qua said.

"We wholeheartedly welcome James and Phil to the team as we strive to continually express our shared vision for the talented Pinoy.” Qua added.

According to James, there were no second thoughts about endorsing the brand.

"We have something in common - a love for originality, creativity, Pinoy pride, and living out one’s passion.”

Phil added, "We also believe in Filipino artistry and the art of forward-thinking. These are things we both believe are relevant in this day and age for our co…

Phil Younghusband, Angel Locsin reschedule date

After Philippine Azkals' Phil Younghusband invited actress Angel Locsin for a date through Twitter which caused quite a stir, the two finally decided to do target shooting on February 13. However, they found out that the venue they had chosen closes during Sundays and so they postponed the date.

“Just to clear things, we didn’t go target shooting. We thought about it but we found out Saturday afternoon that the range closes on Sundays,”Angeltweeted.

Angel made the statement since eventologistTim Yap and newscaster TJ Manotoc had a little Twitter 'argument' when TJ opposed Tim's tweet.

"Just learned that Phil Younghusband will be going out on a date with Angel Locsin tomorrow. They're gonna go target shooting. Hanep!" - tweeted by Tim on February 12.

TJ then posted a tweet a few moments after attacking Tim's post,

"sorry folks, I just checked w @PhilYHusband and as per him the shooting range date ain't true. hold ur horses!" TJ posted.

On Febru…

James Younghusband does "Teenage Dream" parody (Video)

While having a break during their football practice before their match against Mongolia,Philippine Azkals' James Younghusband together with brother Phil and a buddy did a very cute video which I guess is a parody of Glee's "Teenage Dream". Check out James Younghuband's "Teenage Dream" parody video below:

The video was uploaded on Youtube January 7th and has gained 28k+ views as of this writing. The uploader, "gaita31", indicated on the video description that it's James's response to Phil Younghusband's teach me how to Philly video. You can view Phil's video HERE.

Angel Locsin declines Phil Younghusband's Valentine's Date invitation on Twitter

A lot of girls for sure are hating Angel Locsin right now!

Philippine Azkals' Phil Younghusband asked "Imortal" lead actress Angel Locsin for a Valentine's date this February 14! Whew! And he said this invitation in the social networking site Twitter where his thousands of 'followers' get to read.

Using @PhilYHusband, Younghusband tweeted to Angel Locsin's Twitter account @143redangel this,

“Hi Angel! This Phil. How are you? I was just wondering if you are free for Valentines day?”

This created quite a stir prompting Angel Locsin to respond to Phil Younghusband's tweet. But unfortunately, Angel has to turn down the invitation. Angel Locsin tweeted,

“hi! this is angel☺ Congrats on your win last night! Tnx for the invite but I have work on valentines.. Let’s try another day☺”

The fans of both celebrities just can't help but to react including some showbiz personalities:

Celebrity stylist Liz Uy said: “@143redangel haba ng hair tehhhhhhhhhhhhh!!!!!”

Actress …

Azkals, trending on Twitter | #azkals, Caligdong, Phil Younghusband

For a topic to be included on Twitter Trends, it has to gain a considerable volume of related tweets from all over the world. Three topics relating to the Philippine Football Team or the Philippine Azkals made it to Twitter's Worldwide Trends, today.

The hashtag "#azkals", "Caligdong", and "Phil Younghusband" all made it to the list. Check out the screen cap of Twitter's Trending Topics for today below:

Both the Azkals' left winger, Emil 'Chieffy' Caligdong and Phil Younghusband scored a goal sealing a victory against the Mongolian squad during a game held today.
Great Job, guys!

You might also want to check out Noypistuff's Philippine Azkals Hottie series:

Philippine Azkals Hottie #1: Mark Elardo McMahon (Bio and Pictures)
Philippine Azkals Hottie #2: Neil Etheridge (Bio and Pictures)