The future of the world is in the hands of the younger generation. When young people around the world pursue their ideals and fulfill their responsibilities, mankind will have a more promising future, and there will be an inexhaustible source of strength to support the lofty cause of peace and development.

-- Chinese President Xi Jinping

"May I join you guys on the field?", shouted Zhang Tong, a former player on the Chinese national women's football team, to a group of men playing football after work for fun. "Sure!" the amateur footballers shouted back. She was playing right midfield and made some accurate diagonal passes toward her fellow forward players before they completed promising shots on the goal.