Mao Biao

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This is a Chinese name; the family name is Mao.
Mao Biao
毛彪
Personal information
Date of birth (1987-07-24) July 24, 1987 (age 29)
Place of birth Tianjin, China
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Striker, Winger
Club information
Current team
Tianjin Teda
Number 57
Youth career
Tianjin Teda
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005–Present Tianjin Teda 164 (19)
National team
2009 China 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 30 October 2016.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 1 Jan 2013

Mao Biao (Chinese: 毛彪; pinyin: Máo Biāo; born July 24, 1987 in Tianjin) is a Chinese football player who currently plays for Tianjin Teda as a Striker in the Chinese Super League. He is ridiculed by local fans who usually address him with nickname Cristiano Maonalbiao (Chinese:克里斯蒂亚诺·毛纳尔彪) or C Mao (Chinese:C毛).

Club career[edit]

A graduate of the Tianjin Teda youth team Mao Biao would break into the senior team in the opening game of the 2005 league season against Liaoning Zhongyu, where he also scored his debut goal in a 5-1 win.[1] Throughout the season Mao Biao found himself gaining significant playing time, though often coming on as a substitute he was nevertheless able to play in fifteen league games by the end of the season. This was to continue throughout the following season where he was able to further his reputation at Tianjin by playing in twenty-two league games.[2]

Mao Biao, however would not rise to prominence until the 2008 league season when he was able to strike a partnership with Éber Luís Cucchi that saw Tianjin come fourth in the league and a chance to play in the AFC Champions League.[3] At the 2009 AFC Champions League he would play in six games and score one goal as the team were knocked out in the group stages, while back within the league he was unable to replicate the same success he achieved with Éber Luís Cucchi.[4]

International career[edit]

Mao Biao would make his international debut against Saudi Arabia on June the 4th 2009 in a 4-1 loss coming on as a substitute for Gao Lin

Honours[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "5-1 - 比赛结果-中超数据库-搜狐". csldata.sports.sohu.com. 2005-04-03. Retrieved 2012-08-07. 
  2. ^ "Máo, Biāo". National-Football-Teams.com. Retrieved 2012-08-07. 
  3. ^ "China 2008". rsssf.com. 3 Apr 2009. Retrieved 2012-08-07. 
  4. ^ "AFC CHAMPIONS LEAGUE 2011 MATCH SUMMARY". the-afc.com. 24 May 2011. Retrieved 2012-08-07. 

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