Wan Chi Keung

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Wan Chi Keung
Personal information
Full name Wan Chi Keung
Date of birth (1956-05-01)1 May 1956
Place of birth British Hong Kong
Date of death 16 February 2010(2010-02-16) (aged 53)
Place of death Sha Tin, Hong Kong
Playing position Centre forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1974–1983 South China
1983–1984 Seiko
1984–1985 HK Electric
1985–1986 Seiko (1)
1986–1988 South China (11)
1988–1989 Double Flower (1)
National team
1974–1975 Hong Kong U19
1976–1986 Hong Kong (32 (18))
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Wan Chi Keung (simplified Chinese: 尹志强; traditional Chinese: 尹志強; Jyutping: wan5 zi3 koeng4; May 1, 1956 – February 16, 2010) was an Association football player, actor and businessman from Hong Kong.

Known as "Asia's top striker"[1] Wan was a key player for the Hong Kong national football team in the 1970s and 1980s. He played for South China AA and Seiko (football) in the Hong Kong First Division League.[2] After retirement, he became an actor. His most famous role was a senior police officer in the Infernal Affairs trilogy.[3]

He had been dating veteran actress Michelle Yim for almost 30 years.[3]

He was diagnosed with nasopharyngeal carcinoma in the early 1990s but the condition improved over the years. On 16 February 2010, Wan died in Prince of Wales Hospital in Sha Tin.[1][3]



  1. ^ a b "HK football star Wan Chi-keung dies". 2010-02-16. Retrieved 2010-02-16.
  2. ^ http://881903.com/Page/ZH-TW/newsdetail.aspx?ItemId=202350
  3. ^ a b c "Actress Michelle Yim's Boyfriend Dies". 2010-02-17. Retrieved 2010-02-16.

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