Lee Yong Biography

( 1986 - )
June 27, 2018
First published on:June 27, 2018
by Rob

Facts of Lee Yong

Date of Birth: 1986, December 24
Age: 33 years old
Birth Nation: South Korea
Height: 5 Feet 11 Inch
Birth Name Lee Yong
Birth Place Ulsan, South Korea
Famous Name Lee Yong
Salary €364,000
Nationality South Korean
Currently Working For South Korean national football team and Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors
Currently Married N/A
Affair with N/A
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Tatto(s) No
Squad No 2
Caps 25
World Cup Game 5
Rank 670

Lee Yon is a professional soccer player who currently plays as a full-back for Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors. He previously played for Ulsan Hyundai and Sangju Sangmu. His market price in the region of €500K as of 15th December 2017.

Yon's annual salary is estimated to be around € 364,000 with weekly pay of €7K from his present club.

Lee Yong's Early Life

Lee Yong was born on 24th December 1986, in Ulsan, South Korea. Lee Yong belongs to Asian ethnicity and holds a South Korean nationality.

Net Worth of Lee Yong

Yong's current market worth is estimated to be around €500K as of 15th December 2017. Back in 2014, his market value was reported to be around €1.20 million. His annual salary is around €364,000 with a weekly salary in the range of €7K which he earns from playing football from his current football club of Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors.

Lee Yong's release clause is reported to be around €975K as of 14th June 2018. As of 2018, his exact figure of net worth is under-review.


Lee Yong commenced in the world of football as a youth player at Chungang University in 2006 where he remained for three-year.

Yong began his senior career joining Ulsan Hyundai in 2010 where he won 2011 League Cup and 2012 AFC Champions League. During his six-year career with the team,  Yong scored 1 goal in 127 appearances.

On December 15, 2014, Yong was sent on loan to Sangju Sangmu for two-season. Before ending his loan-spell at Sangmu, he netted 2 goals in 56 games.  Along with his team, he won 2015 K League Challenge.

Lee Yong joined the Jeonbuk Motors on 1st February 2017, while his market price was estimated at €700K. He has so far played 8 games for the team. He is the member of the team that won 2017 K League.

International Career

Lee Yong earned his international cap with the coach Myung-Bo Hong in a 0-0 draw against Peru on 14th August 2013. He was added in South Korea's preliminary 23-man squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia as of 2nd June 2018, along with Hong Chul, Lee Se-Jong, and Kim Young-Gwon.

In their opening match, his team loss via 1-0 to Sweden where Sweden's Andreas Granqvist netted a penalty goal in 65th minute.  Similarly, his team ended his World Cup journey as they lose by 1-2 to Mexico. On 27th June 2018, his team will play against Germany.

Personal Life

Currently 31, Young stands at the height of 1.80m i.e. 5 feet 11 inches and weighs around 74 kg.  Lee Young has successfully maintained a tight guard over his love life.

Yong has neither acknowledged anyone as his wife or girlfriend nor has he made any public appearance with anyone, who could be assumed as his partner.

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