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Xi Jinping’s Three Wishes About Chinese Football

July 7th, 2011 · 2 Comments · Football, Government

China’s heir apparent brought up football again this week during his meeting with Sohn Hak-kyu, South Korea’s main opposition Democratic Party leader.

From Xinkuaibao via Xinhua:

After the meeting, Sohn Hak-kyu gave a football autographed by Park Ji-Sung to Vice President Xi as a present.  As a football fan, Xi expressed that China’s World Cup qualification, hosting of the World Cup and winning the World Cup are his three wishes.

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  • DeluxZilla

    We already saw Wen Jiabao play basketball earlier this year. When do we get to see Xi Jinping take to the pitch for a few minutes?

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    David Reply:

    That’d make an interesting picture, lol. Is this really him kicking a ball?

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