|Date of birth||6 June 1981|
|Place of birth||Shenyang, Liaoning, China|
|Height||1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)|
|Playing position||Midfielder / Striker|
|2005||→ Sinchi FC (loan)||22||(2)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of Feb 4, 2013.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of Feb 4, 2013
Qiu Li (Chinese: 邱礼, born June 6, 1981 in Shenyang, Liaoning, China) is a naturalised Chinese-Singaporean professional association football player. He currently plays as a midfielder/striker for the Balestier Khalsa in the S. League.
Qiu was brought to Singapore to play for the now defunct S. League club, Sinchi FC. After the club decided to pull out of the S-league for the 2006 season, he stayed in Singapore and agreed on a contract with the Young Lions where he excelled with 19 goals from 25 matches played. He joined Home United FC in 2007 but failed to find his form and joined Tampines Rovers FC in 2008. Impressive displays in his debuting two seasons earned him Singapore citizenship. In 2011, he joined Home United again and in 2013 he joined Balestier Khalsa after being released by Home United.
Qiu made his debut for the national team on 28 May 2008, in a friendly against Bahrain.
However, on the 24th of November 2008, FIFA banned Qiu from playing for Singapore because he did not meet the new criteria stating that a new citizen needs to reside in his new country for five years. Qiu Li had only lived in Singapore for 3 years. Thus he would be only eligible for international football come 2010.
- AFF Championship: 2012
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- National footballer Qiu Li gets tackled from behind by new FIFA law « Red Sports. Always Game. Redsports.sg. Retrieved on 2011-08-15.