It’s June 1st again! For those who don’t know the significance of June 1st, it is a holiday in China dedicated to the children. Primary schools in China get a day off and the holiday is known as 六一國際兒童節 (June 1st International Children’s Festival).
Although it is one day late, ‘s Smari would like to show you six photos of various Chinese footballers. Can you guess who they are?
Hint 1: The only twin brothers to play for the Chinese National Team.
Hint 2: One of the brothers was the first Chinese to play in the Eredivisie.
Answer (please highlight below to reveal): Sun Xiang and Sun Ji (孫祥 + 孫吉)
Hint 1: One of few Manchu football players to represent the Chinese National Team.
Hint 2: Has a legendary status for Liaoning F.C, his status is almost equivalent to Paul Scholes for Manchester United.
Answer (please highlight to reveal): Zhao Junzhe (肇俊哲, the reasons I compared him to Paul Scholes are Zhao Junzhe has played for Liaoning from his youth career and captained for a long-time, which is rather similar to Paul Scholes’ status for Manchester United)
Hint 1: Known for his free-kick ability.
Hint 2: Made his name after the Korea vs. China and France vs. China games.
Answer (please highlight to reveal): Deng Zhuoxiang (鄧卓翔)
Hint 1: One of only four Chinese football players to play in the English Premier League.
Hint 2: Dubbed “glass leg” for his constant injuries…
Hint 3: Featured in ‘s Bcheng‘s recent article…
Answer (please highlight to reveal): Li Tie (李鐵)
Hint 1: He is one of the few Chinese players to have settled in South Korea.
Hint 2: He is currently the youngest scorer in the Chinese Super League.
Answer (please highlight to reveal): Huang Bowen (黃博文)
Hint (left player): The first Chinese player to win the Korean League Cup.
Hint (right player): Holds a legendary status among Chinese and Korean netizens, main protagonist of the infamous Eul-Yong Ta
Answer (please highlight to reveal): Li Weifeng and Li Yi (李瑋峰 + 李毅)
All credits goes to: http://sports.163.com/photoview/0B6P0005/68080.html (and its respective authors)