| Shanghai, China|
Shanghai East Asia
| (1989-11-22) November 22, 1989 (age 26)|
Genbao Football Academy
Shanghai Greenland Shenhua F.C.
Cao Yunding Wikipedia
Cao Yunding (simplified Chinese: 曹赟定; traditional Chinese: 曹贇定; pinyin: Cáo Yūndìng; born 22 November 1989) is a Chinese footballer who currently plays for Shanghai Shenhua in the Chinese Super League.
Cao Yunding started his football career when he joined the Genbao Football Academy in 2000 and was promoted to Shanghai East Asia's first team during the 2006 season. He scored his first goal for the club on 20 August 2006 in a 4-1 win against Wuhan Yaqi. Cao established himself as a regular in the team as the club won third tier title and promotion to the second tier during the 2007 season. In the 2009 season, the club became genuine promotion candidates and Cao played twenty-two games and scored two goals as Shanghai finished fourth and narrowly missed out on promotion. Cao made another twenty appearances and scored two goals during the 2010 season as he helped guide the club to another fourth place finish.
On 12 February 2011, Cao transferred to Chinese Super League side Shanghai Shenhua. He made his debut for the club on 2 March 2011 in a 0-0 draw against Kashima Antlers in the 2011 AFC Champions League. He scored his first goal for the club on 21 September 2011 in a 1-0 win against Yanbian Baekdu Tigers in the 2011 Chinese FA Cup. He then scored his first league goal for the club on 24 September 2011 in a 3-2 loss against Jiangsu Sainty.
Cao made his debut for the Chinese national team on 15 November 2016 in a 0-0 draw against Qatar.As of 19 September 2017
Shanghai East AsiaChina League Two: 2007