China Business & Economy

Just Another Foreign Asset: Why Chinese Buy Up European Soccer Clubs

Hulk of Brazil controls the ball during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group A match between Cameroon and Brazil at Estadio Nacional on June 23, 2014 in Brasilia, Brazil. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)
Hulk of Brazil controls the ball during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group A match between Cameroon and Brazil at Estadio Nacional on June 23, 2014 in Brasilia, Brazil. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

Yes, China has the official goal of becoming a leading power in world soccer by 2050 according to a policy document issued in March 2015.  As...

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