Kim Jin-su

Kim Jin-su (Hangul: 김진수; Hanja: 金珍洙; Korean pronunciation: [kim.dʑin.su] or [kim] [tɕin.su]; born 13 June 1992) is a South Korean footballer who plays for Saudi Professional League side Al-Nassr as a left back.

Kim Jin-su
Kim Jin-su 2019 AFC Asian Cup.jpg
Kim playing for South Korea at the 2019 AFC Asian Cup.
Personal information
Date of birth (1992-06-13) 13 June 1992 (age 28)
Place of birth Jeonju, Jeonbuk, South Korea
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 10 in)
Position(s) Left back
Club information
Current team
Al-Nassr
Number 28
Youth career
2008–2011 Singal High School
2011 Kyung Hee University
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2012–2014 Albirex Niigata 66 (1)
2014–2016 1899 Hoffenheim 34 (0)
2017–2020 Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors 78 (7)
2020– Al-Nassr 3 (0)
National team
2007–2009 South Korea U17 31 (4)
2010–2011 South Korea U20 10 (0)
2014 South Korea U23 7 (1)
2013– South Korea 46 (1)
Honours
Representing  Korea
Asian Games
Gold medal – first place 2014 Incheon Team
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 1 November 2020
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 18 December 2019
Kim Jin-su
Hangul
김진수
Hanja
金珍洙
Revised RomanizationGim Jin-su
McCune–ReischauerKim Chin-su

Club careerEdit

On 13 January 2012, Albirex Niigata announced the signings of both Kim Jin-su and his compatriot Kim Young-keun.[1] On 19 February 2012, Kim made his professional debut against Vissel Kobe in a pre-season friendly match, which Albirex won 3-0. Furthermore, he scored his first professional goal in the same match, with a long range strike.[2]

He made his competitive debut in a J1 League match against Kawasaki Frontale on 10 March 2012, playing the full 90 minutes.

On his birthday in 2014, TSG 1899 Hoffenheim announced the signing of Kim Jin-su. Later on, he returned to Korea to play for Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors in 2017.

In 2020, he signed for Saudi club Al-Nassr.[3]

International careerEdit

Kim has represented South Korea at many youth levels. He had participated in the 2009 FIFA U-17 World Cup and the 2011 FIFA U-20 World Cup.

On 20 July 2013, Kim made his debut for the South Korea senior team against Australia in a 0–0 draw.

In May 2018 he was named in South Korea’s preliminary 28 man squad for the 2018 World Cup in Russia.[4]

Kim Jin-soo, who was uncertain about the 2018 World Cup finals due to injuries, was pushed out of the final competition for the 2018 World Cup in Russia.[5]

Club statisticsEdit

As of 23 August 2020
Club Season League Cup1 League Cup2 Continental3 Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Albirex Niigata 2012 23 1 1 0 4 0 28 1
2013 31 0 1 1 4 0 36 1
2014 12 0 2 1 14 1
Total 66 1 2 1 10 1 78 3
TSG 1899 Hoffenheim 2014–15 19 0 2 0 21 0
2015–16 15 0 0 0 15 0
2016–17 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 34 0 2 0 36 0
Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors 2017 29 4 1 0 30 4
2018 7 1 0 0 4 2 11 3
2019 27 2 0 0 7 0 34 2
2020 15 0 2 0 2 0 19 0
Total 78 7 3 0 13 2 94 9
Al-Nassr 2020–21 3 0 0 0 3 0
Career total 181 8 7 1 10 1 13 2 211 12

1Includes Emperor's Cup and DFB-Pokal and Korean FA Cup.

2Includes J.League Cup.

3Includes AFC Champions League.

International goalsEdit

Scores and results list South Korea's goal tally first.[6]
# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1 22 January 2019 Rashid Stadium, Dubai, United Arab Emirates   Bahrain 2–1 2–1 (a.e.t.) 2019 AFC Asian Cup

HonoursEdit

ClubEdit

Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors

InternationalEdit

South Korea U23
South Korea

IndividualEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Archived copy" 韓国・慶煕大より金 眞秀選手 新加入のお知らせ (in Japanese). Albirex Niigata. Archived from the original on 12 May 2014. Retrieved 24 January 2012.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ 新潟、3-0で神戸下す. The Niigata Nippo (in Japanese). Niigata. 20 February 2012.
  3. ^ "Korean international Kim's transfer to Al-Nasr confirmed". Arab News. 30 August 2020.
  4. ^ "Revealed: Every World Cup 2018 squad - 23-man & preliminary lists & when will they be announced?". Goal. Retrieved 18 May 2018.
  5. ^ 한, 준 (2 June 2018). "Lee Cheong-yong, Kwon Kyung Won, Kim Jin Soo, 23 entries are eliminated". SPOTV NEWS. Retrieved 9 June 2018.
  6. ^ "Kim, Jin-Su". National Football Teams. Retrieved 22 January 2019.

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