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The Chinese attacker “Hispaniola” the lei in the championship match of Spain drew the attention of tens of millions of viewers in China. On it informs “bi-Bi-si”.
3 Feb striker played just 12 minutes in the match against “Villarreal” (2:2). However, in China, his game looked 40 million viewers. The audience of the match in the Spain amounted to 177 000 viewers.
Lei joined the “Hispaniola” at the end of January. His transition has affected the club’s popularity in social networks. Profiles of “Espanyol” on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram have attracted more than 20 thousand new subscribers not from China. Most of China this figure exceeded half a million. In addition, two thousand club shirts with the name and number of the Chinese striker was sold in the first 48 hours after registration of transfer. Espanyol have spent on a player only two million euros.
Before moving to Spain lei defended the colors of “Shanghai SIPG”. On account of the striker 151 goal for the club. In a note, TyC Sports player called the Chinese version of the famous Argentine football player Diego Maradona.
Espanyol is a 15-th line of the tournament table of the championship of Spain. After 22 matches in the team only 25 points.
Video, photo All from Russia.