Chapter 239 – National Team Training
Zhao Yue’s exclusive interview was published on the website, causing Li Cangyu’s popularity to skyrocket. His number of fans rose by more than 100,000 in just one day.
There were many messages to cheer him on and also many saying ‘Cat God is married to me.’ Li Cangyu’s personal charm was finally accepted and recognized. Compared with the doubts that came from all sides when he just returned to Miracle, the number of fans supporting him thoroughly crushed the sunspots.
However, others deliberately found things to criticize. [The national team doesn’t have a knight, hehe. The front row is weak and will definitely be blown away!]
[South Korea has the angel summoner and the US has Jack. Li Cangyu and Ling Xuefeng will surely cry after being abused!]
[Captain Tan, your small body is going to lose. Isn’t the beautiful archer of the Japanese team better than you?]
[Qin Mo, Zhuo Hang and Xiao Han can go to the National Competition? Is there no one else in our country?]
[The crybaby Zhu Qingyue actually made it onto the national team. Don’t cry at the World Competition and give the national team shame!]
These doubts were ignore. No matter how perfect a player was, there would always be people who didn’t like them. If the professional players argued with them every day, their brains would bleed from anger.
Three days passed very quickly. Everyone gathered at the hotel near Kunming Airport. Once they all arrived, Chairman Nan finally appeared with the vehicle to drive them to the secret base.
It was a bus with more than 30 seats and was very spacious.
Li Cangyu and Ling Xuefeng tacitly sat on the last row. They looked at each other and secretly held hands. No one discovered that they were holding hands and expressing their feelings for each other.
Bai Xuan originally wanted to sit with Xiao Han. As a result, Xie Shurong grabbed the seat next to Bai Xuan and grinned. “Vice-Captain Bai, I haven’t seen you for a long time.”
“…” Bai Xuan looked out the window and wore his earplugs.
Most of the other players were sitting together with people they knew. Some sit alone on two seat and slept.
Perhaps they were too tired from the flight but the bus was quiet the whole way. After two hours, the bus finally stopped. A sleeping person woke up and looked out the window. Then his jaw dropped with surprise.
Beautiful scenery, singing birds and a calm atmosphere!
Cheng Wei excitedly stood up and accidentally hit the seat in front of him. He groaned from the pain and Tan Shitian rubbed his forehead, asking in a soft voice, “Are you hurt? Why were you in such a hurry?”
“There’s no pain, no pain.” Cheng Wei waved his hand and actively spoke, “Chairman, what is this place?”
“This is Anning.” Chairman Nan smiled. “It is a city near Kunming and we are staying at a hot springs resort. The alliance has specifically booked 12 suites for the national team as well as a conference room as a temporary training base. For the next half-month, everyone will be training here. If you are tired then you can soak in the hot springs. Every room has a large bathtub which can be used freely.”
“A hot springs hotel!”
“Chairman, you are really willing to spend money!”
“We can soak in the hot springs tonight!”
There was a burst of exclamations in the bus.
The league used its hard-earned capital this time. The hot springs’ room rate for one night was quite high, not to mention the three meals a day. The price of the meeting room also wasn’t cheap. Obviously, this was an allocation of funds from the sponsorship funds that Chairman Nan approved. Many brands were rushing to sponsor them for the World Competition and the national team could afford to spend the money.
Of course, before the World Competition, it was understandable to pull out some players to endorse certain products.
“I want to soak in the hot springs. I haven’t been to a hot springs yet!” Cheng Wei excitedly turned around and grabbed his luggage. Then the chairman added, “Don’t worry, I ordered double rooms in the name of the league. Considering the fact that there are three females from Red Fox, the team reporter Zhao Yue will stay with one of them. You can rest assured that the reporter will only do some interviews when everyone is idle and shoot tidbits of you training. The fans will be pleased and it won’t affect your training.”
“The remaining 19 players plus the photographer are 20 people. The captain can arrange how the rooms are allocated.”
“Okay.” Li Cangyu nodded and took out a pen and paper. “Everyone can freely choose if they want to stay with someone. If there are no special requirements then I will assign it casually.”
Zhang Shaohui didn’t hesitate to raise his hand. “I will live with my brother.”
“No problem.” Li Cangyu wrote it down on the paper. “Is there anyone else?”
Xie Shurong pointed to the person sleeping next to him. “I will live with Vice-Captain Bai.”
Bai Xuan was wearing earplugs to sleep and didn’t hear what everyone was saying. Thus, he ended up in Xie Shurong’s territory.
“I will stay with Xiao Zhu.” Chu Yan had to live with his crybaby apprentice Zhu Qingyue. Similarly, Yan Ruiwen and Guo Xuan of Wind Colour and Su Guangmo and Yu Pingsheng of Flying Feathers were fixed partners.
There were three people selected from time. Cheng Wei raised his hand to say he would live with Lu Xiao. The result was that Tan Shitian grabbed his hand and said, “I will live with Xiao Cheng.”
Cheng Wei protested. “No, I will stay with Lu Xiao!”
Lu Xiao stared at his captain with a conflicted expression. Tan Shitian said, “Lu Xiao recently bought a SLR camera and wants to stay with the photographer to discuss techniques for taking photos. Don’t mess around.”
The smart Lu Xiao immediately nodded. “Yes, that’s right. The SLR camera is very complicated and I was looking for a professional to learn from.” Then he ran to sit with the photographer Zhou Yang.
Cheng Wei had no choice but to stay in Tan Shitian’s room.
Xiao Han should’ve stayed with Zhuo Hang from the same team but Qin Mo successfully persuaded him on the grounds of ‘I will teach you Chinese.’ Thus, the two little princes became harmonious friends and roommates.
The remaining Zhuo Hang stayed with Jiang Xu of the Cheetah team. Both of them were hunters and could exchange ideas with each other.
After assigning the rooms, Cheng Wei suddenly had a thought. “Eh? Cat God, who are you living with?”
Everyone looked at him like he was a fool. ‘Who taught you maths? Can’t you count? The only one left is Captain Ling. Who else would Cat God be living with?’
People expressed sympathy for Cheng Wei’s IQ.
The silent Ling Xuefeng opened his mouth. “He is living with me.”
The sentence was calm and cold but Cheng Wei inexplicably got a chill down his spine. He suddenly felt that Captain Ling was claiming ownership?
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