China on the way to the Danone Nations Cup
China joined the Danone Nations Cup in 2003. In 2006 the Chinese team occupied the 8th place in the Danone Nations Cup and won the title of best goalkeeper in 2009. The Chinese team has twice won the title of the most Fair-play team in 2015 and 2016.
The Chinese and football
Football became known in China very late. For two decades, President Xi Jiping has invested spreading the word about football across the country. Chinese patriotism makes this society a passionate nation always ready to support its fellow citizens. The Chinese know how to make their voice heard during the championships to demonstrate their enthusiasm and their passion for football.