After spending a season with Italian side Verbania, the forward joined KRC Genk in Belgium in 1988 where he would his name in the club’s history. Busuttil was Genk’s skipped for four years and top-scorer for three seasons. Not bad when considering that Genk have recently produced such talents as Christian Benteke, Thibaut Courtois and Kevin de Bruyne.
In 1992, Malta lost 2-1 against Italy in a match which saw Malta lynchpin Kris Laferla miss a penalty and Busuttil producing the assist for Martin Gregory’s goal. Italy were pegged back that day during the final minutes but managed to hold on for the victory, despite Franco Baresi’s sending-off. Below is a short clip from that game: