Kwak Tae-hwi (Korean: 곽태휘; [kwak̚.tʰεçy] or [kwak̚.tʰεɦwi]; born 8 July 1981) is a South Korean football player who plays as a centre back for Gyeongnam FC. During his career, he played for FC Seoul, Jeonnam Dragons, Kyoto Sanga FC, Ulsan Hyundai and Al-Hilal.
Tae-hwi at the 2015 AFC Asian Cup
|Full name||Kwak Tae-hwi|
|Date of birth||8 July 1981|
|Place of birth||Chilgok, Gyeongbuk, South Korea|
|Height||1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)|
|Playing position||Centre back|
|2010–2011||Kyoto Sanga FC||24||(2)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 30 March 2019|
|Revised Romanization||Gwak Tae(-)Hwi|
Kwak was capped at international level. He made his senior debut in 2008, gained more than 50 caps, scored five international goals and represented them for two Asian cups and 2014 Fifa World Cup.
Kwak joined the Jeonnam Dragons on 25 July 2007.
Kwak joined Al-Hilal on 27 December 2013.
Kwak returned to FC Seoul on 7 July 2016.
- Scores and results list South Korea's goal tally first.
|1||February 2, 2008||Seoul, South Korea||Turkmenistan||1–0||4–0||2010 World Cup Qualification|
|2||February 17, 2008||Chongqing, China||China PR||3–2||3–2||2008 East Asian Cup|
|3||October 15, 2008||Seoul, South Korea||United Arab Emirates||4–1||4–1||2010 World Cup Qualification|
|4||March 3, 2010||London, England||Ivory Coast||2–0||2–0||Friendly|
|5||June 8, 2012||Doha, Qatar||Qatar||2–1||4–1||2014 World Cup Qualification|
|Korea Republic national team|
- Saudi Professional League: Runner-up 2015–16
- King Cup of Champions (1): 2015
- Saudi Super Cup (1): 2015
- Saudi Crown Prince Cup (1): 2015–16; Runner-up 2014–15
- AFC Champions League: Runner-up 2014
Kwak is blind in his left eye, after being hit in the face with a football during public school.
- Kwak Tae-hwi – FIFA competition record
- Kwak Tae-hwi at National-Football-Teams.com
- Kwak Tae-hwi at J.League ‹See Tfd›(in Japanese)
- Kwak Tae-hwi – K League stats at kleague.com (in Korean)
| Chunnam Dragons captain
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