Leo Shin

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Leo Shin
Personal information
Full name Leo Shin
Date of birth (1988-03-19) 19 March 1988 (age 29)
Place of birth Seoul, South Korea
Height 1.71 m (5 ft 7 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
Hertha Berlin
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006 Eastern Suburbs 14 (13)
2006–2007 Hawke's Bay United 8 (2)
2007 Eastern Suburbs 22 (16)
2007–2008 Waitakere United 7 (6)
2008 Thespa Kusatsu 0[1] (0)
2008 Mount Albert-Ponsonby 6 (3)
2008–2009 YoungHeart Manawatu 6 (1)
2009–2010 Eastern Suburbs 18 (3)
2010 Sunshine George Cross 6 (1)
2011 Melbourne Knights 20 (0)
2012 Sunshine George Cross 17 (3)
National team
2007 New Zealand U-20 6 (2)
2007 New Zealand U-23 1 (0)
2007– New Zealand A 3 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 16 December 2012.

Leo Shin (born March 19, 1988 in Seoul, South Korea) is a New Zealand professional association football player who has played for Thespa Kusatsu in Japan's professional J2 League.[2]

International career[edit]

He was a striker on the New Zealand national under-20 football team playing at the 2007 OFC U20 Tournament. However, he missed a chance to play at the 2007 FIFA U-20 World Cup.

Shin was part of the New Zealand A team that performed in the quadrangular Agribank Cup Tournament in Hanoi, Vietnam in 2006, with every game being played at the My Dinh Stadium, eventually finishing third in the tournament that also featured Vietnam the hosts, Bahrain Under 21 and Thailand.

New Zealand A were beaten 1–0 by Vietnam in their first game of the tournament on 25 October 2006, they were again beaten 1–0 by Thailand on 27 October.

New Zealand A finally gained their only win beating Bahrain 1–0 on 29 October with Shin scoring the goal.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.j-league.or.jp/data/view.php?c=kusatsu&t=p_record&g=j2_1&y=2008
  2. ^ "Thespa Kusatsu -- Team Roster for 2008". The Rising Sun News. Archived from the original on 2008-08-02. Retrieved 2008-08-07. 
  3. ^ "New Zealand Other". The Ultimate New Zealand Soccer Website. Retrieved 2008-08-07.