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    A League of Their Own: On the Ground at China’s Village Soccer Sensation

    With its festival-like atmosphere and ethnic minority performances, a rural soccer league in Rongjiang County, southwest China's Guizhou province, has been a social media sensation all summer.

    Featuring mainly local soccer-loving villagers, the grassroots tournament, nicknamed “Cunchao” or the “Village Super League,” has attracted millions of fans to watch the matches in-person and online, leaving a lasting impact on the lives of local residents.

    Additional reporting: Li Xin; Story Editor: Vincent Chow.