Lü Zheng

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Lü Zheng
吕征
Personal information
Full name Lü Zheng
Date of birth (1985-02-25) 25 February 1985 (age 32)
Place of birth Beijing, China
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Playing position Right winger
Club information
Current team
Shanghai Shenhua
Number 11
Youth career
2001–2003 Shandong Luneng
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2004–2014 Shandong Luneng 205 (28)
2015– Shanghai Shenhua 51 (4)
National team
2007–2008 China U-23
2008– China 3 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 1 November 2016.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 3 June 2015

Lü Zheng (simplified Chinese: 吕征; traditional Chinese: 呂徵; pinyin: Lǚ Zhēng; born 25 February 1985) is a Chinese footballer who currently plays for Shanghai Shenhua in the Chinese Super League.

Club career[edit]

Lü Zheng started his football career with Shandong Luneng when he made his debut against Shenyang Ginde on 26 June 2004 in a 1-1 draw.[1] This led to him making several further appearances during the season, which subsequently saw him play understudy to Li Jinyu and Han Peng as the team's main strikers. Often coming on as substitute, he would see the team win several league titles and cup trophies with the 2007 season being his most productive season playing as a forward.[2] The following season saw Lü shift positions to right winger and he gradually saw himself gain more playing time as a result as well as a playing a considerably larger part in the team's next few seasons.[3]

On 14 December 2014, Lü transferred to fellow Chinese Super League side Shanghai Shenhua.[4] On 8 March 2015, he made his debut for the club in a 6-2 win against Shanghai Shenxin.[5] He scored his first goal for Shanghai on 3 June 2015 in a 3-1 away defeat against Changchun Yatai.[6]

International career[edit]

Lü made his debut for the Chinese national team on 17 February 2008 in a 3-2 loss against South Korea.[7]

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

Shandong Luneng

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1-1 - 比赛结果-中超数据库-搜狐". csldata.sports.sohu.com. 2004-06-26. Retrieved 2012-07-20. 
  2. ^ "Lǚ, Zhēng". National Football Teams. Retrieved 2012-07-20. 
  3. ^ "China 2010". rsssf.com. 21 Jun 2012. Retrieved 2012-07-20. 
  4. ^ 上海申花官方宣布第三名内援 吕征正式转会加盟献 at sports.sohu.com 2014-12-14 Retrieved 2014-12-15
  5. ^ "中超-锋霸戴帽卡希尔造乌龙 申花6-2对申鑫6连胜". 163.com. 8 March 2015. Retrieved 3 November 2016. 
  6. ^ "中超-胡斯蒂3场轰3球 亚泰主场3-1送申花6轮不胜". 163.com. 3 June 2015. Retrieved 3 November 2016. 
  7. ^ "China, PR South Korea Friendlies 2008". football-lineups.com. 17-Feb-08. Retrieved 2012-07-20.  Check date values in: |date= (help)

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