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Zhang Yuning
Footballer, born 1997

Zhang Yuning

Zhang Yuning
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Quick Facts

Intro Footballer, born 1997
Is Athlete Football player Association football player
From China
Field Sports
Gender male
Birth 5 January 1997, Wenzhou, Zhejiang, People's Republic of China
Age 25 years
Stats
Height: 183 cm
Weight: 69 kg
The details (from wikipedia)

Biography

Zhang Yuning (simplified Chinese: 张玉宁; traditional Chinese: 張玉寧; pinyin: Zhāng Yùníng; born 5 January 1997) is a Chinese footballer who currently plays for Vitesse in the Eredivisie.

Club career

Zhang Yuning started his football career when he joined Hangzhou Greentown's youth academy in 2008. Due to several good performances for the academy, he was called up to the Chinese national under-17 team for the 2012 AFC U-16 Championship and scored two goals in three matches during the tournament. During the 2015 season, he was promoted to the club's first team, making his debut and scoring his first goal for the club on 13 May 2015 in a 1-1 draw against Wuhan Hongxing in the 2015 Chinese FA Cup.

On 1 July 2015, Zhang transferred to Eredivisie side Vitesse, signing a two-year contract with the club. He made his debut for the club on 13 February 2016 in a 3-0 win against SC Heerenveen. He scored his first goal for the club on 6 March 2016 in a 2-1 win against Roda JC. He scored his second goal of the season on 8 May 2016 in a 2-2 draw against Twente.

International career

Zhang made his debut for the Chinese national team on 3 June 2016 in a 4-2 win against Trinidad and Tobago, scoring twice and assisting a goal.

International goals

As of 3 June 2016
Scores and results list China's goal tally first.
No Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 3 June 2016 Olympic Sports Center Stadium, Qinhuangdao, China  Trinidad and Tobago 2–0 4–2 Friendly international
2. 3–0

Career statistics

Club statistics

As of 15 January 2017
Club performance League Cup League Cup Continental Total
Season Club League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
China League FA Cup CSL Cup Asia Total
2015 Hangzhou Greentown Chinese Super League 0 0 1 1 - - 1 1
Netherlands League KNVB Cup League Cup Europe Total
2015-16 Vitesse Eredivisie 8 2 0 0 - 0 0 8 2
2016-17 10 1 2 1 - - 12 2
Total China PR 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1
Netherlands 18 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 20 4
Career total 18 3 3 2 0 0 0 0 21 5

International statistics

National team
Year Apps Goals
2016 6 2
Total 6 2

Personal life

Zhang comes from a devout Christian family and has stated that Kaká is his footballing role model.

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