Lee Kang-in’s outstanding performance, which has established himself as a star of Korean soccer, is also appreciated by his team Paris Saint-Germain (PSG), which is considered one of the prestigious teams in Europe beyond France.
PSG introduced Lee Kang-in’s performance at the 2023 Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Qatar Asian Cup through the club’s social networking service (SNS) on the 15th (local time). 안전놀이터
PSG announced to fans around the world that Lee Kang-in scored multiple goals along with the result of the Korea-Bahrain match that ended in Korea’s 3-1 win.
Lee Kang-in scored the winning goal to make it 2-1 with a devastating left-footed mid-range shot in the 11th minute of the second half, and 13 minutes later, he received a pass from Hwang In-beom (Zvezda), beat the opposing defender, and scored the key goal.
Kang-in Lee, who started as a right-wing attacker, in addition to scoring goals, showed off his unique aggressive dribbling and sophisticated kicking ability, injecting vitality into Klinsmann’s attack.
Foreign media from all over the world also paid attention to Lee Kang-in’s performance.
Spanish sports media AS analyzed this game and praised Lee Kang-in as ‘the new king of Asian soccer.’
AS commented, “Lee Kang-in proved that he is the best soccer player in the game against Bahrain,” and “he took out his stick and worked magic.”
The media, which introduced Lee Kang-in’s performance along with Korea’s 3-1 win over Bahrain, said, “Lee Kang-in showed why he has emerged as Korea’s new hope.”
Coach Klinsmann has encouraged the development of Lee Kang-in, who has recently enjoyed the most popularity among Korean players, emphasizing that he is a ‘soccer player’ rather than a ‘pop star’.
Coach Klinsmann, who watched Korean fans chanting Lee Kang-in’s name during the match against Tunisia held at Seoul World Cup Stadium in October last year, said after the game, “Pop stars cannot score goals,” and emphasized the need to create an environment where Lee Kang-in can focus on soccer. did.
Gulf Times said that Lee Kang-in seems to have taken the advice well and introduced how Lee Kang-in’s career has developed, including winning the Asian Games in Hangzhou.