Seol Young-woo (Ulsan), who won a gold medal at the 2022 Hangzhou Asian Games and was also named on the roster for the two-game international match in October led by coach Jurgen Klinsmann, tells Kim Min-jun (Gimcheon) to ‘work hard’.
He smiled brightly, saying he had said something jokingly.
On the afternoon of the 9th, Seol Young-woo met with reporters ahead of the national soccer team’s convocation training for the October international match
which started at Paju NFC (National Team Training Center), and said, “I made a video call to (Kim) Min-jun right before the gold medal ceremony, and he didn’t look good.” said.
Previously, ‘Ulsan junior’ Kim Min-jun left a ‘sighing comment’ on Ulsan’s social media (SNS) after Hwang Seon-hong won the gold medal, expressing his regret over the failure of ‘successor Seol Young-woo’.
Regarding this, Seol Young-woo said, “I imagined what it would be like to join (Gimcheon) as (Kim) Min-jun’s successor,” but “I made a video call before the awards ceremony, and his expression was not good. All he said was ‘work hard.
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He said, “This is the same for all players, but I think a good opportunity has opened up as the military issue, which is a big part of a football career in the long run, has been resolved.”
He added, “I will work harder for the remaining league games and the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Champions League (ACL).
I will focus,” he said.
When asked how much he thought his lifetime income as an athlete would increase due to this military service exemption, Seol Young-woo joked, “About 10 billion won,” and answered full of joy at winning the gold medal and sweet imagination of achieving his future goals.
Congratulations from the players of his team, K League Ulsan Hyundai, were an added bonus.
Seol Young-woo smiled brightly, saying, “After today’s convocation, everyone from my team came to the room and congratulated me and told me that this is the real start.”
Seol Young-woo, who joined the A national team for the first time after being called by coach Klinsmann last June, made his A match debut against El Salvador and also went on a trip to Europe in September.
Seol Young-woo, who joined Hwang Seon-hong and went overseas for about a month, said, “It is true that it gets harder as I get older, but I am happy every time I am called to the national team.
I want to continue to be with the national team for a long time.”
Regarding his strengths, Seol Young-woo said, “I am still younger than my brothers, so I can play a little more and have a good recovery ability,” and added, “But I still lack a lot of experience and I am the least behind in terms of skills.
I will watch and learn a lot from my brothers before returning to the team.
He strengthened his resolve.
At the same time, he pledged, “Because I play aggressively on my team, I tend to get criticized for my defensiveness on the national team.
I will focus more on defense and grow into a player with a good balance between offense and defense.”