China’s big interest in European football

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From Barcelona to Prague, China is going big on football. It has been buying into, and in some cases buying outright, clubs all over Europe throughout 2015.

China’s President Xi Jinping is said to be a big fan of the game, but he is reportedly setting his sights beyond club football.

CCTV America’s Owen Fairclough reports from Washington.

China's big interest in European football

China's big interest in European football

From Barcelona to Prague, China is going big on football. It has been buying into, and in some cases buying outright, clubs all over Europe throughout 2015. China's President Xi Jinping is said to be a big fan of the game, but he is reportedly setting his sights beyond club football. CCTV America's Owen Fairclough reports from Washington.