The value of the ‘youngest brother’ Lee Kang-in (22, Real Mallorca) is increasing.
Lee Kang-in made his debut on the first team stage of the Spanish Primera Liga at the age of 17 years and 327 days in January 2019, when he was a member of Valencia. It is the youngest Korean player to participate in the top 5 European leagues. Lee Kang-in, who has added experience to his talent, is exploding in this 2022-2023 season. He is playing as the core of the team. He scored 3 goals and 4 assists in 24 matches in the Spanish Primera Liga in the 2022-2023 season. It’s a career high. Love calls to Lee Kang-in continue. It is known that several clubs in the English Premier League (EPL), including Atletico Madrid, are interested.
It’s not just hot on your team. Lee Kang-in was also called by Jurgen Klinsmann, the national team coach of the Republic of Korea (Germany)메이저사이트. He is facing two A matches against Colombia (Ulsan) and Uruguay (Sangam) in March.
Lee Kang-in has been active as an ace of the national team for each age group since childhood, and boarded his A team. He was called up by former manager Paulo Bento in March 2019. Lee Kang-in, aged 18 years and 20 days, was ranked 7th as the youngest player in Korean soccer history. However, he did not get many opportunities under Bento’s managerial system. He only played 6 A-matches before the 2022 Qatar World Cup finals. After the Korea-Japan match in March 2021, he was unable to join the A national team for a while. He was re-boarded to the A national team with his skills. At the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, his talent shone. He was a definite ‘game changer’.
Now with director Klinsman. Expectations are high. According to German media Bild, coach Klinsmann wants to lead the development of young players. Chung Mong-gyu, head of the Korea Football Association, also said, “Coach Klinsman also talked about the connection between national teams by age group.” Moreover, manager Klinsmann is aggressive every day with his football stars. Manager Klinsman himself said, “He is from a striker. He prefers attacking football.” As an offensive midfielder, Lee Kang-in shines evenly in passing, dribbling, keeping, and releasing pressure. Attention is focusing on whether Lee Kang-in, who is blooming ‘flowers’ in his team, will be able to laugh under Klinsman’s coaching system.