Can China win the soccer World Cup with a handful of naturalised players? Probably not

As China targets a place at the 2022 World Cup, England-born Nico Yennaris recently became the first foreign player to join the men’s national soccer team as a naturalised citizen.On his identity card he is listed as ethnic Han.Several foreign soccer players and other sportspeople have become Chinese citizens in recent years, many of them drawn by the huge financial rewards on offer.Naturalisation has a long history in many countries, but it is a new concept in China, whose football association…

source https://www.scmp.com/news/china/society/article/3017535/can-china-win-soccer-world-cup-handful-naturalised-players

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