“Ten tanned stars that deserve to go to the World Cup“is the relationship published by the FIFA in which they appear players 28 years of age or older, belonging to selections with relative options to access the Qatar World Cup 2022, and that in their respective Leagues a priori they are playing an important role. That is at least the purpose of the organism, which includes Wu Lei in that 'top 10' of stars.
In the case of Espanyol attacker, 29 years old and accumulating 67 caps with China (and 18 goals), according to FIFA “left the Shanghai SIPG being the second top scorer in the history of the Chinese Super League and since then is shining with Espanyol, with which he scored a memorable goal that gave his team an agonizing draw in the local rivalry duel against Barcelona“. Aware of going back with the Asian giant's team the eight points behind Syria, when the qualifying group resumes in June, his role in the Blue and White squad is not being as relevant as indicated by the body, since it has 17 days without appearing as a starter.
However, FIFA places him at the level of European football stars such as the striker on loan from Real Madrid to Tottenham Gareth Bale (31, Wales), Atlético de Madrid goalkeeper Jan Oblak (28, Slovenia), Liverpool's central defender Virgil Van Dijk (29, Netherlands), as well as Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (31 years old, Gabon) or Henrikh Mkhitaryan (32, Armenia).
The rest of the relationship is made up of the no less illustrious Atiba Hutchinson (38, Canada), Goran pandev (37, North Macedonia), Wilfried zaha (28, Ivory Coast) and Duvan Zapata (29, Colombia).