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It could be any school field in America, but on a warm spring night in Beijing the star of the game is 9-year-old Lisa Li, one of the best players in China's first American football youth league.Li plays running back and linebacker in the 16-team Future League run by GSG Sport, a Beijing company promoting America's most popular game to parents seeking a new sport for children.American football lags far behind soccer and basketball in China, but the huge potential market of 1.4 billion people has caught the attention of the National Football League.This year, GSG began livestreaming games in partnership with sports media company LeSports, drawing about 200,000 to watch the winning score by the Eagles' Li against the Sharklets team.
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