Supporters of Guangzhou Evergrande cheer after Brazil's Paulinho scores an opening goal during the third-place Club World Cup football match between Guangzhou Evergrande of China and Sanfreece Hiroshima in Yokohama on December 20, 2015. Photo: AFP

The boys from Brazil: how China became soccer’s new El Dorado

Untold riches from Chinese clubs are luring South America’s finest talents and reshaping global football migration. But can the country buy its goal of becoming a football superpower?

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Supporters of Guangzhou Evergrande cheer after Brazil's Paulinho scores an opening goal during the third-place Club World Cup football match between Guangzhou Evergrande of China and Sanfreece Hiroshima in Yokohama on December 20, 2015. Photo: AFP
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