Xi Jinping kicks a football during a visit to Croke Park in Dublin, Ireland, while China's vice-president in 2012. Photo: Reuters

China’s soccer-mad President Xi Jinping’s passion for ‘the beautiful game’ sparked while a child

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Xi Jinping kicks a football during a visit to Croke Park in Dublin, Ireland, while China's vice-president in 2012. Photo: Reuters
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