Kim Min-woo (footballer)

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Kim Min-woo
김민우
Personal information
Full name Kim Min-woo
Date of birth (1990-02-25) 25 February 1990 (age 24)
Place of birth South Korea
Height 1.72 m (5 ft 7 12 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Sagan Tosu
Number 10
Youth career
2009 Yonsei University
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010– Sagan Tosu[1] 138 (24)
National team
2006–2007 South Korea U-17 18 (1)
2009 South Korea U-20 11 (5)
2009–2012 South Korea U-23 13 (0)
2013- South Korea 6 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 30 August 2014.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 5 September 2014
Kim Min-woo
Hangul 김민우
Hanja 金民友
Revised Romanization Gim Min-U
McCune–Reischauer Kim Min-U
This is a Korean name; the family name is Kim.

Kim Min-woo (born 25 February 1990) is a South Korean football player who plays for Sagan Tosu.

Club career[edit]

Early career[edit]

Kim attended Yonsei University in Seoul. When he was a member of Yonsei University, he scored 3 goals in 2009 FIFA U-20 World Cup as a member of South Korea under 20 team and team achieved quarterfinals. Encouraged by his great plays in U-20 World Cup, he made trials in PSV Eindhoven, but failed to pass the trials.[2] The trials were conducted without the knowledge of Yonsei University and he was expelled from university football team.

Sagan Tosu[edit]

Unable to continue his career in Korea following the PSV episode, Kim was recruited by compatriot Yoon Jung-Hwan to join J. League Division 2 side Sagan Tosu. Kim signed a three-year contract with Sagan Tosu.[3]

Career statistics[edit]

As of 30 August 2014

Club performance League Emperor's Cup J. League Cup Total
Season Club League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
2010 Sagan Tosu J. League 2 24 4 2 0 - 26 4
2011 28 7 1 0 - 29 7
2012 J. League 31 2 1 0 4 0 36 2
2013 33 5 5 0 3 0 41 5
2014 22 6 3 0 25 6
Career total 138 24 9 0 10 0 157 24

International career[edit]

He was member of South Korea U-20 team in 2009 FIFA U-20 World Cup.[4] Kim was called up to the South Korea squad for friendly match against Nigeria for the first time.[5]

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