China’s soccer team has high hopes, but it still has a long way to go before it can even dream of competing on the world stage. Photo: Reuters

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

  • President Xi Jinping has made no secret of his desire for China to one day host and maybe even win football’s greatest prize
  • But a few passport-switching foreigners are unlikely to be enough to make his dreams come true
Topic |   China Society

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China’s soccer team has high hopes, but it still has a long way to go before it can even dream of competing on the world stage. Photo: Reuters
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