The bad blood between the duo stems from Keita's stint at Barça and their tumultuous Clásico clashes with Real. Keita accused
Keita refused to shake Pepe's hand before kick-off Pepe was also accused of spitting at Keita. The bad blood stems from Keita's
Football in China has continually failed to reach the heights that its leadership so desires. The national team is ranked a lowly 95th in the world and having only qualified once, they are yet to score a goal at a World Cup. The domestic game too lags a long way behind the runaway train that is Chinese progress.