|Full name||Li Leilei|
|Date of birth||June 30, 1977|
|Place of birth||Beijing, China|
|Height||1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)|
|Current club||North Korea (Goalkeeping coach)|
|1999-2003||Bayi Football Team||70||(0)|
|2012–2014||Beijing Guoan (Goalkeeping coach)|
|2014–present||North Korea (Goalkeeping coach)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 16 October 2012.
† Appearances (Goals).
Li Leilei (simplified Chinese: 李雷雷; traditional Chinese: 李雷雷; pinyin: Lǐ Léiléi; born June 30, 1977 in Beijing) is a former Chinese football goalkeeper and current goalkeeping coach of the North Korean national football team.
Li Leilei started his career with second tier club Bayi Football Team in the 1999 Chinese league season and would go on to become their first choice goalkeeper. With them he would gain promotion at the end of 2000, however after three seasons in the top tier the club were relegated at the end of the 2003 league season and disbanded due to financial difficulties brought about by professional football. This saw Li Leilei join another top tier club in Shenzhen Jianlibao where he was immediately made the clubs first choice goalkeeper by the teams Head coach Zhu Guanghu and had an extremely successful debut season with them by winning the 2004 Chinese Super League. The following season wasn't to prove as successful for Li Leilei, however he still drew the interests from Shandong Luneng who he transferred to for 5 million yuan at the beginning of the 2006 league season.
At Shandong he would once again make an immediate impact within the team by establishing himself as their first choice goalkeeper of the league and cup 2006 double winning campaign. By now Li Leilei had also established himself as China's main goalkeeper and by the 2008 league season he would continue his pivotal role for the club by again winning the Chinese Super League title. By the end of the 2009 league season the Shandong Head coach Ljubiša Tumbaković had left the club after a disappointing season and was replaced by Branko Ivanković who decided to promote the youngster Yang Cheng as first choice goalkeeper, which saw Li Leilei limited to a single appearance throughout the 2010 campaigned as he watched Shandong win another league title. At the end of the 2011 league season he did not make a single appearance for Shandong and with his contract having finished Li Leilei decided to retire from football.
After his successful period with Shenzhen Jianlibao Li Leilei was given the chance to make his senior debut on May 29, 2005 against Republic of Ireland by the recently appointed Chinese Head coach Zhu Guanghu in a match China lost 1-0. During this period he was playing understudy to Liu Yunfei until the sudden retirement of Liu Yunfei in 2006 established Li Leilei as first choice goalkeeper in the run up to the 2007 AFC Asian Cup. Within the tournament Li Leilei would play the first two group games before injury ruled him out for the final group game.
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