Cho Hyun-woo is a South Korean football player who is the first choice goalkeeper for Korean National team and Daegu FC. Asian football star Cho was born 25 September 1991. After making his debut in Korean U-20 team, he made his senior national debut in 2016 replacing the team's former goalkeeper.
Early life and National Selection
Growing up in southern Seoul, South Korea, he fantasized Korean love for football and even witnessed the craze for football that his country received while hosting it. He was undoubtedly a talented player and made his debut in the junior team at the age of 14. He had already been inducted in the S.Korean national cap at the age of 24.
As a young player after appearing in U20, he signed a deal with Daegu FC in the 2013 K League 1 draft.
Cho joined the Korean senior South Korea team after he was approached by Uli Stielike for 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers against other candidates like Laos and Myanmar in November 2015.
He represented South Korean Republic at EAFF E-1 Football Championship in 2017, and he won the competition's best GK award.
In May 2018, his name was announced for Russia World cup 2018's South Korean cap.
During his career, he has won many awards and honors
- 2015: Hyundai Oilbank K League Challenge Best 11 Goalkeeper Division
- 2016: Hyundai Oilbank K League Challenge Best 11 Goalkeeper Division
- 2017: Classic K-League Goal Keeper Category
- EAFF East Asian Cup (1): 2017
Net Worth and Earnings
The Korean Keeper is 1.89 meters tall, has a current market value of £450k and further, he reportedly earns around South Korean 552,250,000 which is somewhere around $500K per year from his club career with Daegu FC.
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