Lee Hyung-sang

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Personal information
Full name Lee Hyung-Sang
Date of birth (1985-05-06) 6 May 1985 (age 31)
Place of birth Pohang, South Korea
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2003 Ulsan Hyundai Horang-i 0 (0)
2004–2007 Daejeon Citizen 0 (0)
2007 Beira-Mar 0 (0)
2008 Feirense 0 (0)
2008 Spartak Varna 1 (0)
2009 Seongnam Ilhwa Chunma 6 (0)
2009–2010 Baník Ostrava 7 (0)
2010 HNK Šibenik 1 (0)
2011 Daegu FC 7 (0)
2012 Gangneung City 0 (0)
2012 Gimhae City 10 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 12 July 2013.
Lee Hyung-sang
Hangul 이형상
Hanja 李形象
Revised Romanization I Hyeong-sang
McCune–Reischauer Yi Hyŏng-sang
This is a Korean name; the family name is Lee.

Lee Hyung-Sang or simply Lio (Hangul이형상; born 6 May 1985) is a South Korean football player.

Lee Hyung-Sang is an attacking midfielder, the winger type. His main advantages are his exceptional speed and maneuverability. He has good dribble and precise passing.


Lio start his professional career in Ulsan Hyundai, after which he plays for the elite Daejeon Citizen for four years. He played only 1 games in league cup. In 2007, he left for Europe and signed a contract with the Portuguese club S.C. Beira-Mar. After six months there, Lio was sold to C.D. Feirense. While there, the scouts of the Bulgarian Spartak Varna liked him and during the summer of 2008 he went to Bulgaria. In Spartak the Korean football player quickly becomes the favorite of the fans. Unfortunately, in the last friendly match of Spartak before the beginning of the Bulgarian championship Lio broke his arm and because of the fracture he did not play for about a month. In 2009, he returned to K-League by signing a contract with Seongnam Ilhwa Chunma.

In 2009, he signed a 3-year contract with Baník Ostrava making himself the first non-European player to ever play for the club. His first appearance for Baník Ostrava came on 8 August 2009, during a 1–0 win over Viktoria Plzeň by substitute on 90 minute.

On 4 January 2011, Lee joined Daegu FC.[1] He made his Daegu FC debut in a 0–2 League Cup loss over Gyeongnam FC on 16 March 2011.[2]


  1. ^ "대구FC, 김귀화 코치 및 선수 6명 영입" (in Korean). daegufc.co.kr. 2011-01-04. Retrieved 2011-02-16. 
  2. ^ "Daegu vs. Gyeongnam 0 - 2". K-League (in Korean). Retrieved 2011-03-16. 

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