made his international debut for China on 6 December 1996 against [[Uzbekistan national football team|Uzbekistan ]].
At China's first match during the [[2002 FIFA World Cup]] against [[Costa Rica national football team|Costa Rica]], Sun picked up an ankle injury after a tackle from behind by Costa Rican defender, [[Mauricio Solís]] after just 17 minutes. Unable to play, Sun was replaced after 25 minutes and sat out for the rest of China's matches.
On June 7, 2008, in a [[2010 FIFA World Cup]] qualifying match against [[Qatar national football team|Qatar]], Sun was shown a straight [[Penalty_card#Red_card|red card]] for dissent while he was warming up as a substitute on the bench. China lost the match 0-1.
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