|Full name||Zhang Yonghai|
|Date of birth||March 15, 1979|
|Place of birth||Panjin, Liaoning, China|
|Height||1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)|
|2005||→ Shenzhen Jianlibao (loan)||5||(0)|
|2012||→ Guangdong Sunray Cave (loan)||0||(0)|
|2013||→ Shanghai Shenxin (loan)||11||(1)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 12 November 2014.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 5 November 2012
Zhang Yonghai started his football career with Liaoning Youth team where he eventually graduated to the senior Liaoning FC team in 2001. After several seasons with Liaoning FC where he would establish himself as a regular within the team he would join reigning league champions Shenzhen Jianlibao in the 2005 league season for a season long loan period. He returned to Liaoning for another season until the beginning of 2007 league season saw him transfer to Beijing Guoan for 4,000,000 RMB. He would gradually establish himself as a regular in defence and by the 2008 league season he would be named as vice-captain. In the 2009 league season he would go on to aid Beijing to win the 2009 Chinese Super League title. On 28 February 2014, Zhang transferred to Chinese Super League side Liaoning Whowin.
Zhang Yonghai would begin his international career on March 26, 2005, when he played in a friendly against Spain in a 3-0 defeat. Under the Chinese Head coach Zhu Guanghu he would play in several more friendlies and play in the 2005 East Asian Cup where he would score his first goal. He would, however, be dropped soon afterwards until the next Chinese head coach Vladimir Petrović would include him in several further friendlies but would once again drop him soon afterwards.
|2012||Guangdong Sunray Cave||China||2||0||0|
|1.||August 3, 2005||Daejeon, Korea Republic||Japan||2-2||Drew||East Asian Football Championship 2005|
- "寿星内托帽子戏姓名：张永海". sports.sina.com.cn. 2010-05-07. Retrieved 2012-09-24.
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- 张永海自由身加盟辽足 at sports.sina.com 2014-02-28 Retrieved 2014-02-28(Chinese)
- 崔鹏张永海确定加盟成足 at sports.sohu.com 2014-07-18 Retrieved 2014-07-21(Chinese)
- "China PR 0-3 Spain". teamchina.freehostia.com. 2005-03-26. Retrieved 2012-09-24.
- Player profile at 163.com
- Player profile at Sina.com
- Zhang Yonghai at National-Football-Teams.com
- Player stats at Sohu.com
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