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Top Chinese player to Umeå

China's Ma Xiaoxu, the Asian woman football player of the year whose precocious skills and raw strength have seen her compared her to Wayne Rooney, is on her way to Umeå IK in Sweden, meaning that the club will soon have both the world number one and number 2 female under-21 players.

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Sweden’s women footballers level the playing field

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Chinese players plead for Swedish coach to stay