Lee playing foe South Korea in 2013
|Full name||Lee Myung-joo|
|Date of birth||24 April 1990|
|Place of birth||Daegu, South Korea|
|Height||1.76 m (5 ft 9 in)|
|Playing position||Central midfielder|
|2006–2008||Pohang Technical High School|
|2018–||→ Asan Mugunghwa (army)||30||(5)|
|2011–2012||South Korea U23||2||(0)|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 4 November 2018|
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 12 December 2017
|Revised Romanization||I Myeongju|
After a debut season with the Pohang Steelers, Lee was named as the K-League Rookie of the Year for 2012. In the 2013 season, he scored eight goals to contribute to Pohang's domestic league and cup double success. His performances were rewarded with his inclusion in the K League Classic Best XI for the 2013 season.
On 9 June 2014, Lee joined Al Ain FC, signing a three-year contract.
On 19 June 2017, Lee joined FC Seoul, signing a six-month contract.
- Scores and results list South Korea's goal tally first.
|1.||5 September 2014||Bucheon Stadium, Bucheon, South Korea||Venezuela||1–1||3–1||Friendly|
Club career statistics
- As of 4 November 2018
|Club performance||League||Cup||League Cup||Super Cup||Continental||Total|
|2012||Pohang Steelers||K League||35||5||5||0||—||—||2||0||42||5|
|2013||K League Classic||34||7||5||1||—||—||6||1||45||9|
|2014–15||Al Ain||Gulf League||23||2||1||0||2||1||1||0||12||1||39||4|
|2017||FC Seoul||K League 1||13||2||—||—||—||—||13||2|
|2018||Asan Mugunghwa (army)||K League 2||30||5||2||1||—||—||—||32||6|
- Pohang Steelers
- Al Ain
- Asan Mugunghwa
- South Korea
- "Lee, Myung-Joo". National Football Teams. Retrieved 24 April 2017.
- Lee Myung-joo – K League stats at kleague.com
- Lee Myung-joo – National Team stats at KFA (in Korean)
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