Chinese outside linebacker Li Boqiao trains with his University of Charleston teammates in 2019. Photo: Handout Chinese outside linebacker Li Boqiao trains with his University of Charleston teammates in 2019. Photo: Handout
Chinese outside linebacker Li Boqiao trains with his University of Charleston teammates in 2019. Photo: Handout

From Beijing to the NFL: the remarkable rise of China’s first International Player Pathway star Li Boqiao

  • The 24-year-old outside linebacker is determined to promote the sport in China and confident in dispelling stereotypes and reaching elite tier
  • Li, who narrowly missed the programme’s final cut, is impressing scouts from US, Canada and Japan

Topic |   NFL (National Football League)
Chinese outside linebacker Li Boqiao trains with his University of Charleston teammates in 2019. Photo: Handout Chinese outside linebacker Li Boqiao trains with his University of Charleston teammates in 2019. Photo: Handout
Chinese outside linebacker Li Boqiao trains with his University of Charleston teammates in 2019. Photo: Handout
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