Ying Li celebrates after scoring against South Africa during the France 2019 Women’s World Cup. Photo: Franck Fife / AFP
Ying Li celebrates after scoring against South Africa during the France 2019 Women’s World Cup. Photo: Franck Fife / AFP
Fifa

China star Li Ying, who came out as lesbian in June, back in the national football squad for the Asian Cup

  • Li Ying, who set the 2018 AFC Women’s Asian Cup ablaze with a tournament-best seven goals, returns for 2022 Women’s Asian Cup training squad
  • She became the country’s first openly gay athlete in June this year after celebrating a first-year anniversary to girlfriend Chen Leilei – a move that sparked intense media interest

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Ying Li celebrates after scoring against South Africa during the France 2019 Women’s World Cup. Photo: Franck Fife / AFP
Ying Li celebrates after scoring against South Africa during the France 2019 Women’s World Cup. Photo: Franck Fife / AFP
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