Sights on the World Cup: 'Is it a real Chinese football team?'

The move to grant citizenship to foreign players as a way to lift standards has divided China's football fans.

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    China is planning to naturalise more foreign footballers as they try to qualify for the 2022 World Cup, and possibly host the tournament in 2030.

    Two foreign-born players have already made it into the national team, but fans are divided about whether using outside talent is the right way to go.

    Al Jazeera's Florence Looi reports from Beijing.


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