Although his third individual World Cup appearance last season and the team’s sixth consecutive league victory were frustrated, he is preparing for the new season with aloof aloofness. K-League 1 (Part 1) Jeonbuk Hyundai’s oldest Lee Yong (37) looked back on his career as a player who had done his best and vowed to run without regrets in the 2023 season.
The Jeonbuk team recently started winter training in Barcelona, Spain. Lee Yong, who met with Sports Donga at the team’s clubhouse prior to departure, said, “Since I joined Jeonbuk in 2017, I am undergoing the most intense training.” Goal,” he said emphatically.
There was a strong will to show a better appearance than last season, which was dotted with regret. Last season, he began to fall behind in the competition for the starting position of his team, and after 4 consecutive domestic A matches in June, he was also knocked out of the national team. To participate in the 2022 Qatar World Cup, I increased my playing time through a loan transfer to Suwon FC, but unfortunately I did not get a ticket to Qatar. In particular, the Qatar World Cup, unlike the 2014 World Cup in Brazil and the 2018 World Cup in Russia, he succeeded in advancing to the round of 16, so the people around him were very disappointed. 스포츠토토
However, Lee Yong himself said, “In the last two World Cups, the competition for the starting pitcher was fierce, so I never properly played the regional qualifiers. For this Qatar World Cup, I had high expectations because I fully digested the regional qualifiers.” He did his best, so I feel at ease.”
Regarding the goal for the new season, “When I was an unknown child, I didn’t think I would come to this level. Rather, I was able to endure it better because I had a hard time,” he said. “I will show my fans that I am alive this season, but I will also fulfill my role as a veteran.” He continued, “I barely got my C-level coaching license at the end of last year due to my life in the national team and treatment for injuries. It is also my goal for this season to go through sequential steps appropriate for my age.”