Lee Myung-joo

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Lee Myung-joo
이명주
Lee Myung-Joo.jpg
Lee playing foe South Korea in 2013
Personal information
Full name Lee Myung-joo
Date of birth (1990-04-24) 24 April 1990 (age 28)
Place of birth Daegu, South Korea
Height 1.76 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Central midfielder
Club information
Current team
Asan Mugunghwa
Youth career
2006–2008 Pohang Technical High School
2010–2011 Yeungnam University
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2012–2014 Pohang Steelers 80 (17)
2014–2017 Al Ain 70 (5)
2017– FC Seoul 11 (1)
2018– Asan Mugunghwa (loan) 0 (0)
National team
2011–2012 South Korea U23 2 (0)
2013– South Korea 17 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 2 July 2017
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 12 December 2017
Lee Myung-joo
Hangul 이명주
Hanja 李明柱
Revised Romanization I Myeongju
McCune–Reischauer I Myŏngju

Lee Myung-joo (born 24 April 1990) is a South Korean footballer who plays as a midfielder for Asan Mugunghwa on loan from FC Seoul and the South Korea national football team.

Club career[edit]

Pohang Steelers[edit]

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.

Al Ain[edit]

On 9 June 2014, Lee joined Al Ain FC, signing a three-year contract.

FC Seoul[edit]

On 19 June 2017, Lee joined FC Seoul, signing a six-month contract.

International career[edit]

Lee made his debut for the South Korean national team on 11 June 2013 in a win against Uzbekistan in the 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification.

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list South Korea's goal tally first.[1]
No Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 5 September 2014 Bucheon Stadium, Bucheon, South Korea  Venezuela 1–1 3–1 Friendly

Club career statistics[edit]

As of 2 July 2017
Club performance League Cup League Cup Continental Total
Season Club League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
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 11 5 1 0 7 1 19 6
2014–15 Al Ain Gulf League 23 2 2 1 12 1 37 4
2015–16 23 3 6 1 14 2 43 6
2016–17 24 0 5 0 8 1 37 1
2017 FC Seoul K League Classic 1 0 1 0
Career total 151 22 11 1 13 2 49 6 224 31

Honours[edit]

Pohang Steelers
Al Ain

International[edit]

South Korea

Individual[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Lee, Myung-Joo". National Football Teams. Retrieved 24 April 2017. 

External links[edit]