Gao Lin

Rob 14 Nov,2017


Gao Lin is a professional Chinese footballer who currently plays for China national team and Guangzhou Evergrande in the Chinese Super League as a Striker or winger.

Early Life

Gao Lin was born on February,14,1986 in Zhengzhou, Henan, China. Gao holds a Chinese nationality.

Club Career

At the beginning of his career, Gao Lin joined the youth team’s Qinhuangdao Football School in 1999 for a couple of years and moved to Chinese football club, Shanghai Greenland Shenhua F.C. in 2011. Likewise, Gao Lin made his senior debut in 2005 against Liaoning Zhongyu as a substitute for Xie Hui. Gao Lin gave his diligent performance with his team establishing himself within the Chinese national team.

Gao Lin played with the club for four years, where he appeared in more than seventy appearances and scored fourteen goals until 2009.

Currently, Gao Lin plays for a professional Chinese football club, Guangzhou Evergrande Taobao F.C. as a winger. As of now, Lin has made more than two hundred appearances, scoring over 80 goals.  Gao Lin joined the club in 2010 and since then he is playing with the club.

Gao Lin made his official debut for the club against Beijing BIT on April 3, 2010, and scored his first goal for the club. Gao Lin has won the Chinese Super League, China League One, AFC Champions League, Chinese FA Cup with his team.

International Career

As an intern, Gao Lin represented his national team in U-20, U23. He then made his senior debut for the international team on July 31, 2005, against South Korea in the East Asian Football Championship. To this date, Lin has played over 90 matches and scored 20 goals.

Personal Life

Gao Lin got married to his beautiful girlfriend Wang Chen after dating for 3 years. They had their ceremony held among family, relatives, and friends on September 3, 2013. wang is a reporter and presenter for Shenzen Media Group. 

Gao Lin first met Wang Chen who was a student at Shenzhen University and also a participant at Miss Asia 2009, in 2010 and soon started dating. After three years of long distance relationship, they decided to tie the knot in 2013.

Lin and Wang are together with a long-time but they didn’t have any child. Currently, Wang and Lin are spending their blissful moment each other.Their relationship is going well as they are living happily. Along with this, there are no news or rumors regarding their divorce.

Gao Lin's childhood idol was former German striker Jürgen Klinsmann.

Net Worth

Gao Lin receives a satisfying amount of money from his professional career. Lin receives an annual salary of around 12 million yuan, however, his net worth is still unrevealed. 


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