Lucius Maximus (a pseudonym) was born in Tronoh, Perak. He wrote the popular blog tronohtranquility.blogspot.com (which no longer exists) and is one of the writers of sokernet.blogspot.com.
He has appeared on ASTRO Arena to comment on the local football scene. In real life, he is a government servant in the field of investment. He edited the zine Solidaritasfrom 1996 to 2002. His other books are Cerita Piala Dunia (2010) and Maaf Aku Bukan Lagi Leon Trotsky Kamu Semua (2013), both published by Dubook Press.
This is his first book to be translated into English. He is a proponent of the philosophy: “If you can’t play football, you might as well write about it.”