When it comes to aspiring goalkeepers, Manuel Neuer is perhaps this generation's No1 role model. He's certainly been an inspiration for China PR's shot stopper supreme Peng Shimeng.
"What I admire the most about him are not only his extraordinary skills, but also his confidence and calm," Peng told FIFA.com after her side's game with Spain. "He has a clear vision of what’s going on on the field, and that’s what I want to become."
In the game against La Roja, Peng surely demonstrated her own extraordinary ability to keep a calm mind in times of high pressure just like her idol. She blocked as many as nine shots of the fierce attack from Jorge Vilda's slick attacking outfit and her clean sheet helped China earn the point that saw them through to the next round. Fans on social media dubbed her "the Great Wall of China.".....
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