Kim Chang-soo (38-Cheonan City FC), a flanker who helped Korea win a bronze medal in men’s soccer at the 2012 London Olympics, is leaving the field.레모나토토 주소
Professional soccer K League 2 club Cheonan City announced on Sunday that Kim Chang-soo, who served as a player-coach this season, will end his professional career with an away match against FC Anyang. Cheonan City will hold a retirement ceremony for Kim during its final home game against Gimpo FC on Dec. 12.
Kim made his debut with Ulsan Hyundai in 2004 and went on to play for Daejeon Citizen (now Daejeon Hana Citizen), Busan I-Park, Jeonbuk Hyundai, Gwangju FC, Incheon United and Cheonan City, scoring eight goals and providing 20 assists in 314 appearances in the K League. He also played for Kashiwa Reysol in Japan from 2013 to 2015.
Kim has 25 caps for the South Korean national team, including 23 for the U23 team. He helped Hong Myung-bok win a bronze medal at the London Olympics.
“Thanks to the support of my peers and fans, I was able to play soccer for 20 years,” Kim said, “and I will continue to step up to the leadership position so that I can repay the love I have received.”