So after claiming the WCBA title in Shanxi in 2015, Ji kneeled and cried.
"I hope more and more young people, especially girls, will fall in love with football and seek a beautiful life through me sharing my story online," Wang told Xinhua.
Now, every Wednesday afternoon, Liu goes to the local special education school to teach children with cerebral palsy.
"I was expecting another level of play, something else, but it's normal. We haven't played for a year," the six-time Ballon d'Or winner said. "It's the anxiety of the first game. The important thing is to keep growing as we have done since the  Copa America.
Winless after the first two rounds, both sides are desperate to halt their stalemate coming into the 2020-21 season.
"First of all, we want to spread positive energy and fresh spirit to the players. Then, we will inform them about our expectations," he added.
A source from the Shaanxi sports bureau told Xinhua that Xi'an and its neighboring cities in Northwest China's Shaanxi province would host 100 marathon or half marathon events from September 2020 to May 2021. Enditem
"We have to always improve," Casemiro told reporters. "Douglas came in and did well but we'll get better as we adapt with every game," the 28-year-old added.
"Football is my best friend. Although it's time-consuming to make the videos, my passion for the sport has driven me to keep on," Wang said.
The marathon is a two-day-event, with smaller distances reserved for Saturday, while the 42-km long main race started on Sunday at 9am local time.
Jia said the league has provided some much-needed competitive action for the "Steel Roses".