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President Xi’s great Chinese soccer dream

2 months ago
Jiayun Feng
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In the last two years, the government has poured the kind of concentrated effort into soccer that it has previously devoted to winning Olympic medals in individual sports like diving and gymnastics."
By Jiayun Feng
Jiayun is a Chinese native and was born in Shanghai, where she spent her first twenty years and earned a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism at Fudan University. Interested in writing for a global audience, she went to NYU Graduate School of Journalism for the Global & Joint Program Studies that allows her to pursue a journalistic career along with her interests in international relations. She has previously interned for Sixth Tone and Shanghai Daily.
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