Coach Wes de Kirby gives last-minute instructions to player Liu Jiayou, 9, right, just before the start of their American football game in Beijing earlier this month. Photo: AP Coach Wes de Kirby gives last-minute instructions to player Liu Jiayou, 9, right, just before the start of their American football game in Beijing earlier this month. Photo: AP
Coach Wes de Kirby gives last-minute instructions to player Liu Jiayou, 9, right, just before the start of their American football game in Beijing earlier this month. Photo: AP

American football gains popularity in China as younger generation embraces US culture

Coach Wes de Kirby gives last-minute instructions to player Liu Jiayou, 9, right, just before the start of their American football game in Beijing earlier this month. Photo: AP Coach Wes de Kirby gives last-minute instructions to player Liu Jiayou, 9, right, just before the start of their American football game in Beijing earlier this month. Photo: AP
Coach Wes de Kirby gives last-minute instructions to player Liu Jiayou, 9, right, just before the start of their American football game in Beijing earlier this month. Photo: AP
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