The first Taegeuk mark at the age of 30,” Lee Soon-min’s life turnaround, “I don’t feel real, I’m happy to achieve it in Gwangju.”
The Korea Football Association announced the list of 25 players to play in September’s away friendly match in Europe in a press release at 1 p.m. on the 28th. In Gwangju, Lee Soon-min, the team’s vice captain and housekeeper, was proudly named.
The South Korean national soccer team, led by head coach Klinsmann, will gather on the 4th of next month to play friendly matches against Wales and Saudi Arabia in England.
Lee Soon-min, who was selected for the national team for the first time in his life, is considered to have all the conditions he must have as a central midfielder, including active activity, cutting, build-up, strong mid-range shots, and perfect game coordination.
Lee Soon-min, who joined Gwangju in 2017 and finished his military service with the Pocheon Citizens’ Football Team, returned to the team in the 2020 season, contributing to the team’s first advance to Final A and the highest ranking in K League 1 history (6th). Since then, he has been the main player with silent and dedicated play in the 21st season and has been leading the league sensation as a key resource, playing the role of a housekeeper as the team’s vice captain since the 2022 season.
In addition, he was selected for the “Coupang Play Series” team K League in July and scored the winning goal against Atletico Madrid, a world-renowned club, drawing keen attention from many soccer fans.
Lee Soon-min said, “I’m happy to achieve the honor of being the first Taegeuk mark in a team called Gwangju,” adding, “I still can’t believe it.” “I will do my best to shine the team and the country as a national team member with pride in Gwangju,” he said. 먹튀검증