Promising men’s volleyball player Woojin Lee (18, Gyeongbuk Physical Education High School) will advance to the first division of the Italian professional volleyball league.
Italy’s Vero Bali Monza club announced on the club’s website on the 7th (local time), “We have signed an internship contract with 195cm outside hitter Lee Woo-jin.” 카지노사이트
The Italian league prohibits foreign players under the age of 19 from participating in official games.
Accordingly, Woojin Lee will first sign an internship contract and then sign a formal contract in February of next year.
It is known that conditions such as salary have already been agreed upon.
Lee Woo-jin participated in the World Volleyball Under-19 Championship held in Argentina this August.
At that time, Korea ranked 3rd for the first time in 30 years, and Lee Woo-jin made his name known by being selected as the Best Offensive Award and Best 7.
Lee Woo-jin, who was contemplating advancing to domestic professional volleyball and enrolling in college
turned his attention overseas after receiving a recruitment offer from Monza.
Woojin Lee became the first player to advance directly to the European league right after graduating from high school.
In the past, Korean volleyball has advanced to Europe after playing for corporate teams such as current Thailand national team general manager Park Ki-won, former GS Caltex manager Cho Hye-jung, and current IBK Industrial Bank manager Kim Ho-cheol.
After professional volleyball was launched in 2005, the men’s team’s Moon Seong-min (Hyundai Capital) entered the German league ahead of graduating from Kyonggi University in 2008.
In the women’s division, Kim Yeon-kyung (Heungkuk Life Insurance) played in the V-League
moved to the Japanese League on loan, and then transferred to the Turkic League.