July 28, 2020

China will limit their boys from Brazil, says top FA official

Shanghai (AFP) – China’s football squad will be limited to “three or four” Brazil-born players, a senior official told AFP, as ex-Chelsea star Oscar expressed an interest in becoming the latest Brazilian to represent the world’s most populous country.Unless there is a radical policy change by FIFA, the Shanghai SIPG attacking midfielder will not be able to play for China because he has featured in competitive games for Brazil, including at the 2014 World Cup.But it is indicative of a landmark shift in Chinese football that Oscar said: “I can think about (playing for China) because, as I said, …

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