HK actor Francis Ng responds to netizens for resembling Mexican goalkeeper ‘Memo’

    Francis Ng and Memo

    1st December 2022 – (Hong Kong) The FIFA World Cup is currently being held. From time to time, fans will find that many football players that resemble some actors including goalkeeper Francisco Guillermo Ochoa Magaña, commonly referred to as Memo, is a Mexican professional footballer who is a goalkeeper for Liga MX club América, which he captains, and the Mexico national team. Ochoa made his senior-level professional debut for Club América in 2004 in a Mexican league match against Monterrey. 

    Memo has led the Mexican team in the World Cup for the fifth time, many netizens think that Memo resembles Hong Kong actor Francis Ng, they claimed that even his eyes and expressions are very similar. Last Saturday (26th), Mexico had a match against Argentina. Regarding the mistakes made in the game that day, Ng jokingly posted on his social media platform to apologise for Memo’s mistake saying that ‘he has tried his best.’

    Some netizens also left messages after reading his comment and said “You have to work hard in the World Cup, we will also watch your variety shows.”, “You must be dedicated to playing football well”, “Hello, Francis Ng from Mexico” and etc.

    Ng is known for his roles in the TVB series Triumph in the Skies and in films such as Young and DangerousOnce Upon a Time in Triad SocietyA Man Called Hero and The Mission.