Pedro Delgado holds a shirt featuring the Chinese Super League side Shandong Luneng's badge and the China flag. Photo: Sina Sports
Jonathan White
Opinion

Opinion

Jonathan White

China, naturalisation and Norman Bethune: could footballers be among a select group of foreigners beloved by Chinese?

  • Canadian doctor, who is still revered in China, has been mentioned since ‘first non-Chinese’ player gained citizenship
  • World Cup 2002 coach Bora Milutinovic is held in high esteem – will Marcello Lippi join him?

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Pedro Delgado holds a shirt featuring the Chinese Super League side Shandong Luneng's badge and the China flag. Photo: Sina Sports
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