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Kim Seung-gyu

Kim Seung-gyu
Hangul 김승규
Hanja 金承奎
Revised Romanization Gim Seunggyu
McCune–Reischauer Kim Sŭnggyu

Kim Seung-gyu (born September 30, 1990) is a South Korean football player who since 2006 has played for Ulsan Hyundai, and also currently the goalkeeper for South Korea national football team. He is well known for his quick reflexes.

Contents

  • Club career 1
  • International career 2
  • Club career statistics 3
  • Honours 4
    • Club 4.1
    • International 4.2
    • Individual 4.3
  • External links 5

Club career

After graduation of middle school, he entered Ulsan Hyundai by 2006 Draft. However, he didn't play in K League and played as U-18 team player during 2006 and 2007. He debuted in K League in 2008. In 2013 Kim was named in the K League Classic best XI 2013 squad for his outstanding performance.

International career

Kim Seung-gyu made his International debut for the senior team against Peru on 14 August 2013 in a goalless draw, keeping a clean sheet in his debut.

Kim was named in the 2014 World Cup squad as the second choice keeper behind Jung Sung-ryong. He did not play the first two games, but after Jung Sung-ryong's poor performance against Algeria he was selected to play against Belgium. He made numerous saves, but conceded one as Korea lost 1-0. Despite the loss, Kim was well praised by the fans for his performance, conceding only one goal against one of the top ranked teams in the world on his World Cup debut. Following the World Cup he was made the first choice keeper for the South Korea national football team.

Kim was named as a wild card player for the South Korea U-23 national team to play in the 2014 Asian Games. Kim helped his team get a gold medal for the first time in 28 years. Kim conceded no goals in the six matches he played and was granted an military exemption. Due to his outstanding performance, he is compared to Korea's former goalkeeper Lee Woon-jae.

Club career statistics

Club performance League Cup League Cup Continental Total
Season Club League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
South Korea League KFA Cup League Cup Asia Total
2006 Ulsan Hyundai K-League 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0
2007 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0
2008 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 0
2009 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0
2010 3 0 1 0 4 0 - 8 0
2011 2 0 0 0 - - 2 0
2012 12 0 0 0 - 0 0 12 0
2013 KL Classic 32 0 2 0 - - 34 0
2014 29 0 1 0 - 6 0 36 0
2015 32 0 1 0 - - 33 0
Total South Korea 112 0 3 0 4 0 8 0 127 0
Career total 112 0 3 0 4 0 8 0 127 0

Honours

Club

Ulsan Hyundai

International

South Korea U-23
South Korea

Individual

Ulsan Hyundai

External links

  • Kim Seung-gyu – K League stats at kleague.com
  • Kim Seung-gyu – FIFA competition record
  • Kim Seung-gyu at Asian Games Incheon 2014


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