RCD Espanyol’s Chinese striker Wu Lei reacts after the match where he scored his first La Liga goal. Photo: EPA

Leo Messi memes and Real Madrid move greet Wu Lei goal as social media reacts to Chinese footballer’s historic strike

  • Fans told to ‘remember the name’ as striker seen giving his shirt to a young supporter after the game
  • Reaction to first goal is overwhelmingly positive for ‘pride of China’
Topic |   Spanish La Liga

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RCD Espanyol’s Chinese striker Wu Lei reacts after the match where he scored his first La Liga goal. Photo: EPA
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Espanyol's Wu Lei, left, with his teammates after he became the first Chinese player to score in a Spanish league match in Barcelona on Saturday. Photo: Xinhua

Wu Lei becomes first Chinese player to score in Spanish league

  • The China forward has been a regular starter since signing from Chinese club Shanghai SIPG earlier this year
Topic |   Spanish La Liga

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Espanyol's Wu Lei, left, with his teammates after he became the first Chinese player to score in a Spanish league match in Barcelona on Saturday. Photo: Xinhua
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