Friday, September 30, 2005
Where's the smile, Yao?
NBA star Yao Ming (R) and Athens Olympic gold medalist Liu Xiang pose for a photo after being named Shanghai image representatives September 26, 2005. City officials said the appointment would raise the profile of the city, as the two image ambassadors will promote its logo and generate a buzz around city-related events. Ugh, someone needs to tell Yao that as an "image ambassador", it helps if you smile. I know big guy, you don't like this kind of stuff, but come on, show a little teeth!