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30 Super Interesting Facts About Lee Kang-in


Here are 30 interesting facts about Lee Kang-in:

    1. He was born on 19 February 2001 in Incheon, South Korea.
    2. He plays as an attacking midfielder for La Liga club Mallorca and the South Korea national team.
    3. He joined Valencia’s academy in July 2011 when he was 10 years old.
    4. He made his professional debut for Valencia B on 21 December 2017, becoming the youngest Korean footballer to debut professionally in Europe .
    5. He made his first team debut for Valencia on 30 October 2018 in a Copa del Rey match against Ebro .
    6. He made his La Liga debut on 12 January 2019, becoming the second youngest player in the 2018–19 season and the youngest ever non-Spanish and the first Asian league debutant for Valencia .
    7. He made his UEFA Champions League debut on 17 September 2019, becoming the youngest ever Korean to debut in the competition at the age of 18 years and 6 months.
    8. He won the Copa del Rey with Valencia in the 2018–19 season.
    9. He transferred to Mallorca on 30 August 2021 on a free transfer.
    10. He wears the number 19 shirt for Mallorca.
    11. He has scored seven goals and provided nine assists for Mallorca in the 2022–23 season so far.
    12. He is the current international for South Korea with 12 caps and no goals.
    13. He made his senior debut for South Korea on 5 June 2019 in a friendly match against Iran.
    14. He was part of the South Korea U20 team that finished runner-up at the 2019 FIFA U-20 World Cup in Poland.
    15. He won the Golden Ball award as the best player of the tournament at the 2019 FIFA U-20 World Cup.
    16. He also won the Asian Football Confederation’s Asian Young Footballer of the Year award in 2019.
    17. He also won the South Korean Young Footballer of the Year award in 2019.
    18. He was part of the South Korea U23 team that qualified for the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo.
    19. He scored three goals and provided two assists for South Korea U23 at the Olympics, helping them reach the quarter-finals.
    20. He is known for his creativity, vision, technique, dribbling and passing skills.
    21. He is fluent in Spanish and Korean, and can also speak some English .
    22. He has a younger brother named Lee Kang-hyun, who is also a footballer and plays for Valencia’s youth team .
    23. His father Lee Seung-jin is a former footballer who played for Incheon United and coached Lee Kang-in since he was young .
    24. His mother Kim Mi-kyung is a housewife who supports Lee Kang-in’s career and takes care of his brother .
    25. His family moved to Spain with him when he joined Valencia’s academy, and they live together in Valencia .

Lee Kang-in Net Worth & Salary

According to some sources, Lee Kang-in’s net worth is estimated to be around €1 million as of 2022. His current market value is €22 million as of June 2023. His salary is believed to be in the range of €100K-€500K from his present team.

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