Wang Xiaolong

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Wang Xiaolong
王晓龙
Personal information
Full name Wang Xiaolong
Date of birth (1986-03-11) 11 March 1986 (age 31)
Place of birth Beijing, China
Height 1.76 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Tianjin Quanjian
Number 19
Youth career
2001–2003 RDFZ three high football club
2004 Shandong Luneng
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005–2009 Shandong Luneng 34 (2)
2010–2013 Beijing Guoan 83 (18)
2014–2016 Guangzhou R&F 39 (2)
2017– Tianjin Quanjian 0 (0)
National team
2006–2008 China U-23
2012– China 3 (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 26 October 2014

Wang Xiaolong (simplified Chinese: 王晓龙; traditional Chinese: 王曉龍; pinyin: Wáng Xiǎolóng; born 11 March 1986) is a Chinese footballer who currently plays for Tianjin Quanjian in the Chinese Super League.

Club career[edit]

Wang Xiaolong would play for Shandong Luneng's youth team before moving to the senior team and would eventually earned his senior team debut on 29 March 2006 in a game against Shenzhen Kingway. He would later score his first senior goal against Liaoning Hongyun on 27 September 2008 in a 4-2 victory.[1] With Shandong, he would twice win the league and the Chinese FA Cup, however he was unable to establish himself as a first choice player within the team and at the end of the 2009 season he was allowed to leave the club.

With the chance to return to his hometown and join reigning champions Beijing Guoan, Wang Xiaolong would make the switch from Shandong to Beijing at the beginning of the 2010 league season with teammate Wu Hao in a package deal.[2] On 18 February 2014, Wang transferred to fellow Chinese Super League side Guangzhou R&F.[3] He made his debut for the club in a 1-1 draw against Tianjin Teda on 9 March 2014. He scored his first two goals for the club on 31 July 2014 in a 5-1 win against Liaoning Whowin.

On 21 January 2017, Wang moved to Chinese Super League newcomer Tianjin Quanjian.[4]

International career[edit]

In December 2006, Wang would be called up to the Chinese under-23 national team in preparation for the 2008 Summer Olympics and would play in several official and unofficial friendlies including a match where he scored a goal against Bayern Munich on 13 January 2008.[5] Wang would not go to the 2008 Summer Olympics, however, after he established himself at Beijing he would be promoted to the senior team on 3 June 2012 when he played against Spain in a 1-0 defeat.[6]

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

Shandong Luneng

References[edit]

  1. ^ "辽宁宏运2-4山东鲁能 比分定格在2:4". sports.sina.com.cn. 2008-09-27. Retrieved 2012-09-05. 
  2. ^ "京籍王晓龙吴昊已抵京 备战亚冠国安内援浮出水面". sports.sina.com.cn. 2009-12-31. Retrieved 2012-09-05. 
  3. ^ 富力官方宣布国安边翼加盟 穿富力球衣亮相 at sports.sina.com 2014-02-18 Retrieved 2014-02-18
  4. ^ 富力官方宣布王晓龙离队赴权健 at sports.sohu.com 2017-01-21 Retrieved 2017-01-21
  5. ^ "新四小天鹅出列接受赞美". sports.sina.com.cn. 2008-01-14. Retrieved 2012-09-05. 
  6. ^ "China PR 0-1 Spain". teamchina.freehostia.com. 2012-06-03. Retrieved 2012-09-05. 

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