Mr. Xie Hongjun, the father of the first generation of New China international, Chinese football star and head coach Xie Feng, died in Beijing on the early morning of October 17, Beijing time at the age of 91. According to reporter Yuan Ye, the coaches and players of Hebei China Fortune will arrive at the stadium wearing black veil this afternoon.
This morning, a memorial service for Mr. Xie Hongjun, a famous Chinese football player, was held in Beijing. This afternoon, the coaches and players of Hebei China Fortune for the second round of the match against Guangzhou Evergrande will arrive at Kunshan Stadium wearing black veil to express their deep memory and infinite sorrow for Mr. Xie Hongjun.
Xie Hongjun was born in 1929 and started playing football at the age of 11. In 1951, he was selected for the Shanghai Football Team and the East China Team, and won the runner-up in the first National Football Competition. In 1952, he was elected to the navy army. In 1953, he was elected to the national team. In 1954, he went to Hungary to study for one and a half years. In 1956, he was selected for the Chinese team to prepare for the Olympics.
谢洪军1929年出生，11岁开始踢足球。1951年，他入选上海足球队和华东队，并在第一届全国足球比赛中获得亚军。 1952年，他当500万彩票选为海军军官。 1953年，他当选为国家队成员。 1954年，他去匈牙利学习了一年半。 1956年，他入选中国队，为奥运会做准备。
Xie Lao devoted his whole life to the development of Chinese football, dedicated himself to the cause of football, and was a participant and witness of football development since the founding of New China. After retiring, veteran Xie devoted himself to the training of Chinese football talents. He personally trained Li Songhai, Wang Junsheng, Jin Zhiyang, Shen Xiangfu, Yang Chaohui, Gao Hongbo and other generations of national brand players and coaches, which are respected.