Ki Sung-yueng

Ki Sung-Yueng is a South Korean international midfielder who currently plays club football for . Born on 24th January 1984, the technically adept deep-lying midfielder spent four years in Brisbane, Australia as a schoolboy, before starting his professional career back in Korea at FC Seoul. He was named Asian Young Footballer of the Year in 2009 before a move to Celtic for a then club-record fee of £5.5m in January 2010. During two years in Glasgow, Ki scored in the 2011 Scottish Cup final win over Motherwell before lifting the SPL title the following year. Another record fee was paid, £6m, by Swansea City for the Korean in August 2012 – where he would lift League Cup in his first season. Ki was back at the League Cup final a year later as part of a season’s loan at Sunderland although, on this occasion, he collected a runner’s-up medal. Ki has over 80 caps for South Korea and was named captain in 2014. He won a bronze medal at the 2012 London Olympic Games; represented his country at the 2014 FIFA World Cup and played in the 2015 Asian Cup final 2-1 defeat to Australia.

 Position:
Central Midfielder
  Country:
Korea Republic
  Age:
31
  Birth Place:
Gwangiu
  Preferred Foot:
Right

Ki Sung-yueng

 Position:
Central Midfielder
  Country:
Korea Republic
  Age:
31
  Birth Place:
Gwangiu
  Preferred Foot:
Right

Ki Sung-Yueng is a South Korean international midfielder who currently plays club football for . Born on 24th January 1984, the technically adept deep-lying midfielder spent four years in Brisbane, Australia as a schoolboy, before starting his professional career back in Korea at FC Seoul. He was named Asian Young Footballer of the Year in 2009 before a move to Celtic for a then club-record fee of £5.5m in January 2010. During two years in Glasgow, Ki scored in the 2011 Scottish Cup final win over Motherwell before lifting the SPL title the following year. Another record fee was paid, £6m, by Swansea City for the Korean in August 2012 – where he would lift League Cup in his first season. Ki was back at the League Cup final a year later as part of a season’s loan at Sunderland although, on this occasion, he collected a runner’s-up medal. Ki has over 80 caps for South Korea and was named captain in 2014. He won a bronze medal at the 2012 London Olympic Games; represented his country at the 2014 FIFA World Cup and played in the 2015 Asian Cup final 2-1 defeat to Australia.