7ft 14-year-old Chinese basketball player Zhang Ziyu draws anticipation from netizens

Several internet users wished her a great future and anticipated that she would become another Yao Ming.

By Rajan Nath - July 16, 2021 3:07 pm

A 7ft tall Chinese girl Zhang Ziyu's dominant performance during the women's final in China's U-15 National Basketball League has drawn anticipation from netizens. The tweeple expect her to become the next Chinese basketball superstar, like Yao Ming.

The 14-year-old Zhang Ziyu is from East China's Shandong Province. She has become a trending topic after she scored a total of 42 points, helping her team lift the title in the competition held in Jingzhou, Central China's Hubei Province.

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She captured 25 rebounds and blocked six shots. In a viral video, Zhang Ziyu stands out from the crowd as she is taller than the other players.

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A fact is that she is having the same height as China's basketball superstar Yao Ming. During the match, she intercepted the balls thrown around the court and at the basket.

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Several internet users wished her a great future and anticipated that she would become another Yao Ming.

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An amused Twitter user wrote: "How in the holy f*** do you get to 7’4 at 14?." "I’m more concerned about her health, that tall at that age not to mention considering she’s playing basketball I truly hope her heart is monitored," wrote another.

Another person wrote: "This might be the most unfair thing I've ever seen in my life lol."

-PTC News

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