Liu Jian (footballer)
|Full name||Liu Jian|
|Date of birth||20 August 1984|
|Place of birth||Zibo, Shandong, China|
|Height||183 cm (6 ft 0 in)|
|Playing position(s)||Midfielder, Centre-back|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 31 December 2019|
Liu Jian (Chinese: 刘健; pinyin: Liú Jiàn; Mandarin pronunciation: [ljǒu tɕjɛ̂n]; born 20 August 1984) is a Chinese footballer who currently plays for Beijing Renhe in the China League One. He also played for China national football team between 2007 and 2013 and scored over 30 caps. He normally plays as a midfielder, but can also deployed as deep lying playmaker.
Liu Jian started his football career with Qingdao Jonoon in the 2004 season. He made his debut for the club on 19 September 2004 in a 1-1 draw against Sichuan Guancheng. He scored his first goal for the club on 4 December 2004 in 1-1 draw against Sichuan Guancheng. The following season, he immediately established himself as a regular for the club in the 2005 season, becoming an integral part due to his versatility.
On 3 January 2014, Liu transferred to fellow Chinese Super League side Guangzhou Evergrande. After months of negotiation problems between Qingdao and Guangzhou, he was finally cleared to make his debut for the club on 19 April 2014 in a 2-1 win against Shanghai Shenhua.
- As of 31 December 2019
|Club||Season||League||National Cup||League Cup||Continental||Other||Total|
|Qingdao Jonoon||2004||Chinese Super League||10||1||0||0||2||0||-||-||12||1|
|Guangzhou Evergrande||2014||Chinese Super League||14||1||2||0||-||2||0||0||0||18||1|
|Beijing Renhe||2018||Chinese Super League||15||0||0||0||-||-||-||15||0|
- As of 17 February 2008
- Scores and results list China's goal tally first.
|1.||21 October 2007||Century Lotus Stadium, Foshan, China||Myanmar||4–0||7–0||2010 FIFA World Cup qualifier|
|2.||28 October 2007||KLFA Stadium, Kuala Lampur, Malaysia||Myanmar||2–0||4–0||2010 FIFA World Cup qualifier|
|3.||17 February 2008||Olympic Sports Center, Chongqing, China||South Korea||2–1||2–3||2008 East Asian Football Championship|
- Chinese Super League: 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
- AFC Champions League: 2015
- Chinese FA Cup: 2016
- Chinese FA Super Cup: 2016
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