Lee Seung-gi (footballer)

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Lee Seung-gi
Personal information
Full name Lee Seung-gi
Date of birth (1988-06-02) 2 June 1988 (age 28)
Place of birth Gwangju, South Korea
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 9 12 in)
Playing position Attacking midfielder
Club information
Current team
Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors
Number 88
Youth career
2008–2010 University of Ulsan
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2011–2012 Gwangju FC 65 (12)
2013– Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors 51 (10)
2015–2016 Sangju Sangmu (army) 36 (6)
National team
2011– South Korea 12 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 30 November 2016.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 1 December 2016
Lee Seung-gi
Hangul 이승기
Hanja 李承琪
Revised Romanization I Seunggi
McCune–Reischauer I Sŭnggi

Lee Seung-gi (born 2 June 1988) is a South Korean football player who currently plays for Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors as a midfielder, having previously played for Gwangju FC. He also represents South Korea in senior men's football.

Club career[edit]

Lee was selected by Gwangju FC as a draft pick from the University of Ulsan for the 2011 K-League season.[1] After making his first appearance for his new club in the second round 2011 K-League Cup match on 6 April 2011 against Busan I'Park,[2] he played his first K-League game the following week against Sangju Sangmu Phoenix, which ended in a draw.[3] Lee scored his first professional goal in Gwangju's win over Daejeon Citizen on 1 May 2011.[4] Lee would go on to score a further seven goals during the season, finishing as his club's joint top scorer for 2011 alongside João Paulo.

Gwangju were relegated following the completion of the 2012 K-League season. In January 2013, Lee transferred to Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors.[5]

In 2015, Lee Seung-Gi moved the team Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors to Sangju Sangmu FC,because He was enlist while 2 years. Also, He will suppose to return to Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors in 2017.

Club career statistics[edit]

As of 8 December 2013
Club performance League Cup League Cup Continental Total
Season Club League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
South Korea League KFA Cup League Cup Asia Total
2011 Gwangju FC K-League 25 8 1 0 2 0 - 28 8
2012 40 4 0 0 - - 40 4
2013 Jeonbuk Hyundai K-League Classic 21 5 2 1 - 7 1 30 7
Career total 86 17 3 1 2 0 7 1 98 19

International career[edit]

In 2011, Lee was selected in the Republic of Korea squad for the AFC third round of the qualification matches for the 2014 World Cup. He made his international debut as a substitute in Korea's win over the United Arab Emirates on 11 November 2011.[6]





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Preceded by
South Korea Yoon Bit-Garam
K-League Rookie of the Year
Succeeded by
South Korea Lee Myung-Joo