A file photo of China’s President Xi Jinping showing off his moves as he visits a park in Dublin. Photo: AFP
A file photo of China’s President Xi Jinping showing off his moves as he visits a park in Dublin. Photo: AFP

China sets out grand plan to become world’s soccer superpower by 2050

Authorities lay out targets – from increasing number of soccer players to topping Asia in the sport – in bid to reach the eventual goal of boasting one of the world’s best soccer teams in 30 years’ time

A file photo of China’s President Xi Jinping showing off his moves as he visits a park in Dublin. Photo: AFP
A file photo of China’s President Xi Jinping showing off his moves as he visits a park in Dublin. Photo: AFP
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