Zhou Haibin. Image source: Official Weibo of the Chinese Football Team.
China News Service, June 18, 18th, the Chinese football team's official Weibo post sent tribute to the retired internationals Zhou Haibin and Chen Tao, and wrote: "Thank you to each retired former national team player and send blessings!"
Zhou Haibin, born on July 19, 1985, played avant-garde on the field. The national team made 43 appearances in A-level games and scored 3 goals.
On August 20, 2003, Zhou Haibin, who had just turned 18, completed his debut in the national team under the then national team coach Ali Han.
In the 2008 East Asian Cup battle between China and South Korea, Zhou Haibin made a long-range shot into the world wave before the penalty area. This ball became one of the classic goals in the history of the battle between the two teams.
During the youth team period, Zhou Haibin represented the Chinese National Youth Team and won the second runner-up in the 2004 Asian Youth Championship, and broke into the top 16 in the 2005 World Youth Championship in the Netherlands.
Chen Tao. Image source: Official Weibo of the Chinese Football Team
Chen Tao, born on March 11, 1985, is an avant-garde on the field. The national team made 21 appearances in A-level games and scored 2 goals.
On July 31, 2005, 20-year-old Chen Tao made his debut in the 1:1 South Korean match of the East Asian Cup China team, completing his debut in the national team. The Chinese team beat Japan and South Korea to win the championship.
During the youth team period, Chen Tao represented the Chinese National Youth Team and won the second runner-up in the 2004 Asian Youth Championship, and broke into the top 16 in the 2005 World Youth Championship in the Netherlands. In the 1/8 final of the World Youth Championship, Chen Tao free-kicked the world wave to break the German team. goal.
In the 1:1 New Zealand team match of the 2008 Beijing Olympics Chinese team, Chen Tao assisted teammate Dong Fangzhuo to score a header and scored the first goal of Chinese men's football history. (Finish)