Table tennis is the national sport of China however football is also very popular among the Chinese people. In recent news, we have seen that these two different sports are somehow linked because of their players.
Months before, a video of Football stars Gerard Pique and Cesc Fabregas playing table tennis became viral over the internet. It has even caught the attention of the Chinese table tennis stars like Liu Guoliang. Moreover, in an interview, Gerard Pique admitted that since he was a kid, he already like playing table tennis.
Another video was uploaded in the Weibo by Gerard Pique. it showed how playing table tennis with a reporter Duan Xuan.
Gerard Pique Playing Table Tennis
video kindly shared by fcbarcelona
Pique: "Nice match against great Duan Xuan. It was a pleasure playing with him!
Duan Xuan: I like the word "great" I will practice with real great player Ma Lin. Next time we meet, be careful!
Pique: I will train with Liu Guoliang! smiles.
We also know that Zhang Jike is a fan of Cristiano Ronaldo. Just this year, Zhang Jike received an autographed shirt from the football celebrity.
Last July 29, Gerard Pique posted on Weibo: "Table Tennis player Wang Hao gave me a gift. I really like it. Thank you and good luck in London!"
Wang Hao: "Thank you very much for your well wishes. Next time, if you will go to Beijing, I will let you come in the National Team and learn table tennis. I will also cheer for you and the Barcelona Team.
Pique: "I hope I will have an opportunity to go and visit the Chinese Table Tennis Team during the summer next year. At the same time, if you have the opportunity to come to Barcelona, I will prepare a good seat for you in the arena to watch our match."
Photo source: t.qq.com