Sun Jihai: The first Chinese Premier League goalscorer

Joining Manchester City in 2002, Sun Jihai will go down in history as a cult hero in the Premier League. Becoming an icon in his home country China, the legendary defender became the first Chinese player to record a goal in the Premier League, scoring against Birmingham City in October 2002.

Sun Jihai: The first Chinese Premier League goalscorer

Joining Manchester City in 2002, Sun Jihai will go down in history as a cult hero in the Premier League. Becoming an icon in his home country China, the legendary defender became the first Chinese player to record a goal in the Premier League, scoring against Birmingham City in October 2002.