Cho Hyun-woo

by Jack Ol 18 Jun,2018
Cho Hyun-woo

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.

Club career

As a young player after appearing in U20, he signed a deal with Daegu FC in the 2013 K League 1 draft.

International career

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

Honors

  • 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.

The team that played in the World Cup 2019 in Russia includes players like:

Goalkeepers

Kim Seung-Gyu

Kim Jin-Hyeon

Kwon Sun-tae

Defenders

Kim Young-Gwon
Kim Jin-Su
Hong Jeong-ho
Park Joo-ho
Kim Chang-soo

Lee Yong
Kim Kee-hee
Kim Ju-young
Yun Suk-young
Kim Min-woo
Go Yo-han
Hong Chul
Kwak Tae-hwi

Midfielders

Lee Keun-ho

Yeom Ki-hun
Lee Jae-sung
Han Kook-young
Lee Myung-Joo
Ki Sung-yueng
Lee Chung-Yong
Koo Ja-Cheol
Son Heung-min

Jang Hyun-soo

Nam Tae-hee
Kim Bo-Kyung
Jung Woo-young
Kwon Chang-hoon

Forward

Ji Dong-won

Hwang U-jo
Kim Shin-Wook

Lee Jeong-hyeop
Lee Dong-gook
 

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