China Football China Football
China Football China Football
China Football China Football

China, 2017

According to the BBC, “China wants to be a “world football superpower” by 2050 and aims to develop a national team capable of winning the World Cup. China’s president, a football enthusiast, wants the country to have at least 20,000 football training centres and 70,000 pitches in place by 2020.”

Sean Gallagher was commissioned by the Norwegian national newspaper Aftenposten to photograph the country’s largest national derby between Beijing Beijing Guo’an and Shanghai Shenhua, focusing on the fans of both teams.

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