Why is China Still Cheering from the Sidelines?
Is the Chinese team far from qualifying for the World Cup? After asking this question over and over, especially following China's brief involvement in the event in 2002, most fans no longer treat this as a question, but as an aspiration or encouraging sign
Ball Out of Play

The 2014 FIFA World Cup re-ignited the passion of Chinese football fans of all ages when it kicked off in Brazil on June 13, despite China's national football team not being among the 32 taking part in the final round.

For most Chinese fans, it is simply too expensive to travel to Brazil and watch the World Cup matches live from the stands. Time difference has never held back for those enthusiastic Chinese football fans who prefer to cheer along with the fans in real-time.

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'Made-in-China' Reaches Fever Pitch
Though the national team failed to make it, numerous Chinese products have found their way to Brazil during the 2014 World Cup
Underdogs Score Big
One underdeveloped county turns playing football into a lifestyle
World Cup Timeline
1930 Uruguay
1938 France
1954 Switzerland
1962 Chile
1970 Mexico
1978 Argentina
1986 Mexico
1994 Uinted States
2002 Korea Japan
2010 South Africa
1934 Italy
1950 Brazil
1958 Sweeden
1966 England
1974 Germany
1982 Spain
1990 Italy
1998 France
2006 Germany
2014 Brazil
(Source: The Offical Site of the FIFA World Cup)
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