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Peyton Manning leads NFL outreach in China, noting that a local star player could be the key to boosting interest in football like Yao Ming did for basketball

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eyton Manning, the retired Super Bowl-winning quarterback, sees China as a "great place to host a major sporting event," and indicated it was only a matter of time before an American football game was played in the country.
6 months ago
Lucas Niewenhuis
By Lucas Niewenhuis
Lucas Niewenhuis is an associate editor at SupChina who helps curate daily news and produce the company's newsletter, app, and website content. Previously, Lucas researched China-Africa relations at the Social Science Research Council and interned at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York. He has studied Chinese language and culture in Shanghai and Beijing, and is a graduate of the University of Michigan.
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