Take a glimpse into soccer-related gifts of Xi
Updated: 2016-10-12 11:55
By Wu Yan(chinadaily.com.cn)
Editor's note: President Xi Jinping described himself as a soccer fan in a speech to the Senate during his state visit to Mexico in 2013. "I'm a soccer fan. The Chinese soccer team has always worked hard, but has made it to the World Cup finals only once. "
Xi's love of the game has seen him receive a large number of jerseys and soccer balls as gifts from governments across the world. Here we have a look at Xi's collection of football-related gifts.
Xi Jinping kicks a football as he visits the headquarters of the Gaelic Athletic Association at the Croke Park Stadium in Dublin, Ireland, Feb 19, 2012. [Photo/VCG]
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