Ju Se-jong

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Ju Se-jong
Ju Se-jong, Mex-Kor 2018.jpg
Ju with South Korea at the 2018 FIFA World Cup
Personal information
Date of birth (1990-10-30) 30 October 1990 (age 28)
Place of birth Anyang, Gyeonggi, South Korea
Height 1.76 m (5 ft 9 in)[1]
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Asan Mugunghwa
Number 28
Youth career
2006–2008 Nunggok High School
2009–2011 Konkuk University
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2012–2015 Busan IPark 58 (5)
2016– FC Seoul 65 (4)
2018–Asan Mugunghwa (army) 40 (3)
National team
2011 South Korea U-23 0 (0)
2015– South Korea 23 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 19 August 2019
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 11 June 2019
Ju Se-jong
Hangul
주세종
Hanja
朱世鐘
Revised RomanizationJu Sejong
McCune–ReischauerChu Sejong

Ju Se-jong (Korean주세종; Hanja: 朱世鐘; Korean pronunciation: [tɕu.se̞.dʑoŋ]; born 30 October 1990) is a South Korean football player who currently plays as a midfielder for FC Seoul.

Club career[edit]

Busan IPark[edit]

Ju made his league debut for Busan IPark as a substitute in 6–0 defeat away to FC Seoul on 21 July 2012. His first full start came almost two years later in a league match against Gyeongnam on 4 May 2014. Ju scored his first goal for the club in an FA Cup game against Suwon City on 16 July 2014, which IPark went on to win 3–2 after extra time. His first league goal came a month later in a 4–2 victory over Seongnam FC. Ju became a regular starter and key player for IPark in the second half of the 2014 K League 1 season. He finished the season with five assists, the most at the club, and was named in the weekly K League 1 'Best Eleven' on three occasions.[2]

Ju continued to be a regular starter in the 2015 season, as IPark were relegated into the K League 2.

FC Seoul[edit]

Ju joined FC Seoul on 8 January 2016.

International career[edit]

At the 2018 FIFA World Cup

Ju made his debut for the Korean national team on 11 June 2015, appearing as a substitute in a 3–0 victory over UAE. He was later selected in the squad for the East Asian Cup. He made one appearance, starting in the 1–1 draw with Japan, as Korea won the tournament.

In May 2018 he was named in South Korea's preliminary 28 man squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.[3]

Career statistics[edit]

Club[edit]

As of 19 August 2019
Club performance League Cup Play-offs Continental Total
Season Club League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
South Korea League KFA Cup Play-offs ACL Total
2012 Busan IPark K League 1 1 0 0 0 - - - - 1 0
2013 0 0 0 0 - - - - 0 0
2014 22 2 3 1 - - - - 25 3
2015 35 3 1 0 1 0 - - 37 3
2016 FC Seoul 30 4 4 1 - - 9 1 43 6
2017 35 0 2 0 - - 5 0 42 0
2018 Asan Mugunghwa (army) K League 2 19 1 1 0 - - - - 20 1
2019 21 2 0 0 - - - - 21 2
2019 FC Seoul K League 1 0 0 - - - - - - 0 0
Career total 163 12 11 2 1 0 14 1 189 15

International goals[edit]

As of match played 1 June 2016. South Korea score listed first, score column indicates score after each Ju Se-jong goal.[4]
International goals by date, venue, cap, opponent, score, result and competition
No. Date Venue Cap Opponent Score Result Competition
1 1 June 2016 Red Bull Arena, Salzburg, Austria 4  Spain 1–5 1–6 Friendly

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

FC Seoul
Asan Mugunghwa

International[edit]

South Korea

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2018 FIFA World Cup Russia – List of Players" (PDF). FIFA.com. Fédération Internationale de Football Association. 4 June 2018. Retrieved 19 June 2018.
  2. ^ "BUSAN IPARK FC : GO TOGETHER : ALL FOR BUSAN". busanipark.com. Retrieved 20 June 2016.
  3. ^ "Revealed: Every World Cup 2018 squad – 23-man & preliminary lists & when will they be announced?". Goal. Retrieved 18 May 2018.
  4. ^ Ju Se-jong at Soccerway

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