Kim Min-woo (footballer)

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Kim Min-woo
Kim Min-woo (cropped).jpg
Personal information
Full name Kim Min-woo
Date of birth (1990-02-25) 25 February 1990 (age 29)
Place of birth Jinju, South Gyeongsang,
South Korea
Height 1.72 m (5 ft 8 in)[1]
Playing position Midfielder, Full-back
Club information
Current team
Sangju Sangmu
Number 11
Youth career
2008–2009 Yonsei University
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010–2016 Sagan Tosu[2] 213 (31)
2017– Suwon Samsung Bluewings 30 (6)
2018–Sangju Sangmu (army) 36 (2)
National team
2006–2007 South Korea U17 18 (1)
2009 South Korea U20 11 (5)
2009–2012 South Korea U23 13 (0)
2013– South Korea 22 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 1 December 2018
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 23 June 2018
Kim Min-woo
Hangul
김민우
Hanja
金民友
Revised RomanizationGim Min-U
McCune–ReischauerKim Min-U

Kim Min-woo (born 25 February 1990) is a South Korean football player who is currently playing for Suwon Samsung Bluewings.

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.[3] 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.[4]

International career[edit]

He was member of South Korea U-20 team in 2009 FIFA U-20 World Cup.[5] Kim was called up to the South Korea squad for friendly match against Nigeria for the first time in 2010[6]

In May 2018 he was named in South Korea's preliminary 28 man squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.[7]

Career statistics[edit]

Club[edit]

Updated to 1 December 2018.[8]

Club performance League Cup League Cup Continental Total
Season Club League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Japan League Emperor's Cup J. League Cup Continental Total
2010 Sagan Tosu J2 League 24 4 1 0 - - 25 4
2011 28 7 1 0 - - 29 7
2012 J1 League 31 2 1 0 4 0 - 36 2
2013 33 5 5 0 3 0 - 41 5
2014 34 6 3 0 3 0 - 40 6
2015 33 2 2 0 1 0 - 36 2
2016 30 5 3 0 3 0 - 36 5
South Korea League KFA Cup League Cup Continental Total
2017 Suwon Samsung Bluewings K League 1 30 6 3 0 - 6 0 39 6
2018 Sangju Sangmu (army) 36 2 0 0 - - 36 2
Total Japan 213 31 16 0 14 0 - 243 31
South Korea 66 8 3 0 - 6 0 75 8
Career total 279 39 19 0 14 0 6 0 318 39

International goals[edit]

Results list South Korea's goal tally first.
# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 10 October 2014 Cheonan Stadium, South Korea  Paraguay 1–0 2–0 Friendly

Honours[edit]

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. ^ 金民友選手 延世大学校より新加入のお知らせ (in Japanese). Sagan Tosu website. 16 January 2010. Archived from the original on 23 March 2010.
  3. ^ "Another Korean following the steps of Lee Young Pyo and Park Ji Sung". psv.theoffside.com. 25 November 2009. Archived from the original on 30 November 2009.
  4. ^ "김민우, 일본축구 J2리그 사간 도스 입단". Yonhap (in Korean). Naver. 8 January 2010.
  5. ^ "U-20 Team Squad for FIFA U-20 World Cup (2009.09.10)". KFA. 10 September 2009. Archived from the original on 18 November 2010.
  6. ^ "Team Squad (For Friendly Match vs. Nigeria-05.08.2010)". KFA. 5 August 2010. Archived from the original on 18 November 2010.
  7. ^ "Revealed: Every World Cup 2018 squad - 23-man & preliminary lists & when will they be announced?". Goal. Retrieved 18 May 2018.
  8. ^ Nippon Sports Kikaku Publishing inc./日本スポーツ企画出版社, "2016J1&J2&J3選手名鑑", 10 February 2016, Japan, ISBN 978-4905411338 (p. 91 out of 289)

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