Many Chinese netizens also showed understanding towards Lin's decision, while also speculating on his next move.
It's against all odds for second division surprise Arminia Bielefeld. Fans can expect passionate football with the clubs 8th first tier season but doubts remain if the quality is taking the new arrival over the finish line.
"We are excited to have agreed this partnership with Tencent, ensuring our supporters in China can enjoy following Premier League action throughout this season," said Premier League Chief Executive Richard Masters.
WARSAW, Sept. 18 (Xinhua) -- In an interview for Polish media on Friday, legendary volleyball player Malgorzata Glinka said that Chinese coach Lang Ping had a great influence on her career.
The big game on Sunday sees Real Madrid make their league debut away to Real Sociedad and it will be interesting to see how Zinedine Zidane's side perform and whether Martin Odegaard, who returns after a successful season on loan in San Sebastian, plays a part in the game.
Meanwhile, FIFA president Gianni Infantino restated FIFA's support for the football community during the crisis.
"The finish was impressive, playing with nine against 11. We showed an incredible mentality. It was a deserved victory after a crazy match. I am very proud," the German coach said.
LONDON, Sept. 15 (Xinhua) -- Gabonese striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has signed a new three-year contract with Arsenal, the English Premier League club confirmed on Tuesday.
Nishikori needed six match points to seal the win in two hours at the ATP Masters event held behind closed doors at the Foro Italico.
World no. 9 Stephen Maguire only managed to draw twice and was beaten by Dale 3-1.
But the biggest surprise was the inclusion of 19-year-old Menino, who can play at right-back or in midfield. The Brazil under-20 player was only promoted to the Palmeiras first-team squad in January and has made just nine league appearances for the club.