Nam playing for Lekhwiya in 2016
|Full name||Nam Tae-Hee|
|Date of birth||3 July 1991|
|Place of birth||Jinju, South Korea|
|Height||1.74 m (5 ft 8 1⁄2 in)|
|2007–2008||→ Reading (KFA Youth Project)|
|2006||South Korea U17||4||(0)|
|2012||South Korea U23||9||(2)|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 8 November 2018|
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 20 November 2018
|Revised Romanization||Nam Taehui|
Nam played in the Reading's Youth Academy through KFA Youth Project. In July 2009, his first professional contract signed in France with Valenciennes FC. He played his debut on 8 August 2009 against AS Nancy and is currently the youngest Asian player to play in the Ligue 1 at age 18.
On 8 February 2019, Al Sadd SC announced that they acquired Nam from fellow Qatari club Al-Duhail SC. Under their agreement, Nam will join Al Sadd in the 2019–20 season and will play for them for three years.
On 22 December 2014, Nam was named in South Korea's squad for the 2015 AFC Asian Cup held in Australia. In the team's second group match, Nam scored the only goal as Korea defeated Kuwait 1–0 to ensure qualification to the knockout stage. On 20 November 2018, it was announced that Nam would miss the 2019 AFC Asian Cup in the UAE after being ruled out for six months because of a knee injury.
As of 8 November 2018.
|Club performance||League||Cup||League Cup||Continental||Total|
|France||League||Coupe de France||Coupe de la Ligue||Europe||Total|
- Scores and results list South Korea's goal tally first.
|1.||10 October 2014||Cheonan Stadium, Cheonan, South Korea||Paraguay||2–0||2–0||Friendly|
|2.||13 January 2015||Canberra Stadium, Canberra, Australia||Kuwait||1–0||1–0||2015 AFC Asian Cup|
|3.||12 November 2015||Suwon World Cup Stadium, Suwon, South Korea||Myanmar||4–0||4–0||2018 FIFA World Cup qualification|
|4.||15 November 2016||Seoul World Cup Stadium, Seoul, South Korea||Uzbekistan||1–1||2–1||2018 FIFA World Cup qualification|
|5.||7 September 2018||Goyang Stadium, Goyang, South Korea||Costa Rica||2–0||2–0||Friendly|
|6.||20 November 2018||QSAC, Brisbane, Australia||Uzbekistan||1–0||4–0||Friendly|
- Qatar Stars League (5): 2011–12, 2013–14, 2014–15, 2016–17, 2017–18
- Crown Prince Cup (3): 2013, 2015, 2018
- Sheikh Jassem Cup (2): 2015, 2016
- Qatar Emir Cup (2): 2016, 2018
South Korea U23
- 2012 Summer Olympics: Bronze Medal
- 2015 AFC Asian Cup: Silver Medal
Nam is hailed as the 'Korean Messi' by Valenciennes fans and has also been touted as a 'magician' and 'wonderkid'. He was Most Valuable Player three times in his youth career in the National Championships in South Korea. Nam became the youngest Korean footballer to play in a professional league in Europe as a result of this game. He is known for his very energetic playing style.
- Nam Taehee – Reading FC
- KFA 유학생 출신 남태희' 발랑시엔 공식 입단KFA.com
- "Nam Tae-hee debütiert als jüngster koreanischer Fußballer bei einem europäischen Erstligisten" (in German). VfL Wolfsburg. 10 August 2009. Retrieved 28 May 2009.
- "Lekhwiya replace Akram with Korea's Nam Tae-Hee". Qatar Stars League. official website. 26 December 2011. Archived from the original on 3 June 2012. Retrieved 1 January 2012. Cite uses deprecated parameter
- "AL KHARITIYATH VS. LEKHWIYA 1 - 1". Soccerway.com. 1 January 2012. Retrieved 3 September 2012.
- "LEKHWIYA VS. AL AHLI 1 - 0". Soccerway.com. 16 January 2012. Retrieved 3 September 2012.
- "Nam stunner propels Lekhwiya". dohastadiumplusqatar.com. 7 March 2012. Retrieved 3 September 2012.
- "S. Korean footballer Nam Tae-hee joins new Qatari club". Yonhap News Agency. 8 February 2019.
- "South Korea 2-0 Japan". New York Times. Retrieved 17 January 2014.
- "Few surprises as S. Korea announces roster for Asian Cup football tourney". Yonhap News. 22 December 2014. Retrieved 17 January 2015.
- "South Korea survive scare from Kuwait with 1-0 win in Canberra". Sydney Morning Herald. 13 January 2015. Retrieved 17 January 2015.
- "S. Korea's key attacking midfielder to miss Asian Cup due to torn ACL". Yonhap News Agency. 22 November 2018.
- "Nam Tae-Hee - Profile".
- "Nam, Tae-Hee". National Football Teams.