Lee Wai Tong was a forward with South China AA, the de facto China national team that won the 1925, 1927, 1930, and 1934 Far Eastern Games, and in 1936, he captained of the China squad that competed at the Berlin Olympics . This team was made up of ethnic Chinese players from Hong Kong, Shanghai, Singapore, and Java.
In a 24 year career, mostly with South China AA, Lee reputedly scored 1260 goals.
Forget racial stereotypes. He was 1.80 m tall, taller than Dixie Dean, Matthias Sindelar, Giuseppe Meazza or Hector Scarone.