Wu Lei

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This is a Chinese name; the family name is Wu.
Wu Lei
Wu Lei with China at the 2019 Asian Cup
Personal information
Full name Wu Lei
Date of birth (1991-11-19) 19 November 1991 (age 32)
Place of birth Nanjing, Jiangsu, China
Height 1.74 m (5 ft 9 in)
Position(s) Winger
Club information
Current team
Number 7
Youth career
2003–2005 Genbao Football Academy
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006–2018 Shanghai SIPG 296 (151)
2019– Espanyol 35 (6)
National team
2007–2008 China U-17 8 (7)
2009–2010 China U-20 9 (11)
2010– China 67 (18)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 16 February 2020
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 25 January 2020
Wu Lei

Wu Lei (Chinese: 武磊; pinyin: Wǔ Lěi; born 19 November 1991) is a Chinese professional footballer. He plays as a left winger for La Liga club RCD Espanyol and the China national team.

Wu was born in Nanjing, Jiangsu to a Hui family. He is the all-time top goalscorer for Shanghai SIPG with 169 goals. He is the second all-time top goalscorer in Chinese Super League history with 102 goals. At 14 years and 287 days, Wu became the youngest to play in a professional league match in China. He joined Spanish side Espanyol in 2019. He has also played over 60 times for China since 2010.

In March 2020, during the 2019–20 coronavirus pandemic, Wu tested positive to COVID-19..[1]

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  1. "Chinese footballer Wu Lei tests positive for coronavirus in Spain". The Straits Times. 21 March 2020. Retrieved 23 March 2020.

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