Baek Sung-dong

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Baek Sung-dong
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Personal information
Date of birth (1991-08-13) 13 August 1991 (age 22)
Place of birth South Korea
Height 1.71 m (5 ft 7 in)
Playing position Second striker
Striker
Club information
Current team
Júbilo Iwata
Number 8
Youth career
2007–2009 Kumho High School
2007–2008 Watford
2010–2011 Yonsei University
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2012– Júbilo Iwata 10 (2)
National team
2011 South Korea U-20 16 (1)
2011– South Korea U-23 7 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 1 June 2012
Baek Sung-dong
Hangul 백성동
Hanja 白星東
Revised Romanization Baek Seongdong
McCune–Reischauer Paek Sŏngdong
This is a Korean name; the family name is Baek.

Baek Sung-dong (Hangul: 백성동; born 13 August 1991) is a South Korean football striker who plays for Japanese side Júbilo Iwata.

In 2007, Baek participated in youth program of the English professional football club Watford on the recommendation of the Korea Football Association. He was capped four times for the national team representing them in the 2011 FIFA U-20 World Cup. Following his good performances in the competitions, South Korean under-23 team coach Hong Myung-bo included him in the national squad.

On 29 December 2011, Baek signed his first professional contract with J. League Division 1 club Júbilo Iwata, agreeing a three-year deal with the club.

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