Long Dong, a Dalian player, posted on social media about the national team. He said: "I have always loved the national team and understand the club's decision."
Long Dong wrote in social media: "Today, I have to inform you in a way beyond my control. The Dalian club I play for decided not to let me join the national team."
"Our world is going through difficult times. I understand this, but even that can't change my love for the national team."
"I did what I could, but I had to face this."
"I have had the dream of playing for the national team since I was a child. I will continue to work hard and try my best to get to the beloved national team."