Lee Kang-in was summoned as a surprise.
On the 20th, “Squawka,” a soccer statistics site, mentioned past Golden Ball winners since 2000 in line with the opening of the 2023 FIFA U-20 World Cup, saying, “Where are they now?”
The most recent winner is Lee Kang-in. He led South Korea to second place at the U-20 World Cup held in Poland in 2019.
At the time, Lee Kang-in made his name known on the world stage by showing unmatched spirit and mature play. With this on his back, he was awarded the Golden Ball honor given to the best player.
Lee Kang-in left Valencia after the U-20 World Cup and moved to Mallorca in August 2021. Since then, he has been showing off his strong presence.
While outwitting his opponent, he is in charge of the starting point of the attack with a sharp pass, and is occasionally invigorating through quick speed.
Lee Kang-in is the first Korean player to record double-digit attack points in La Liga this season, playing a vital role in Mallorca.
Showing his infinite potential, he is receiving a lot of attention from the Spanish Primera Liga and English Premier League (EPL) stages in the upcoming summer transfer market.
In addition to Lee Kang-in, Javier Saviola, Lionel Messi, Sergio Aguero, and Paul Pogba were also recalled as Golden Ball winners 메이저놀이터.
Meanwhile, the 2023 U-20 World Cup was held by Argentina and will kick off with a match between Guatemala and New Zealand at 3:00 am on the 21st.
The Korea U-20 national team, led by coach Kim Eun-joong, was drawn in Group F with France, Honduras and Gambia.