He gained a total of 5,800 votes from fans, 5,000 votes more compared to the second-placed player.
Hieu’s skillful goal came in the national team’s second fixture of Group D against Panama that contributed to Vietnam’s 3-2 victory over the Central American side, thereby helping the Vietnamese team advance to the round of 16.
Born in 1998, Hieu became renowned among amateur players in Da Nang before signing a contract with futsal team Hoang Thu Da Nang FC in 2018.
He later went on to play a key role in pushing his club to the second position in the National Cup before receiving the title of top scorer of the national championship after netting 14 goals in 2018.
One year later, the 1.65-metre-tall player was called up to the national team.