Paik Seung-ho

by Charleen 17 Jul,2022
Paik Seung-ho
Body Stats
Height 6 Feet
Personal Info
Facts
  • Birth Name Paik Seung-ho
  • Birth Place Seoul, South Korea
  • Famous Name Paik Seung-ho
  • Father N/A
  • Mother N/A
  • No. of Instagram Followers 130k
  • Position in Team Midfielder
  • Current team Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors
  • Nationality South Korean
  • Profession Football Player
  • School attended Seoul Daedong Elementary School
  • Squad No 8

South Korean football player Paik Seung-ho is currently signed to Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors. His prominent position is a midfielder, and he wears jersey number 8. Further, Seung-ho is a deep-lying playmaker, and he also plays as a box-to-box midfielder. Before coming into his current team, Seung-ho has previously played for multiple teams, including Peralada and Barcelona B.

The South Korean footballer has also been a part of the national team that has participated in various events. In the year 2019, Seung-ho made his national team debut in a match against Iran. Furthermore, Seung-ho has gained widespread recognition for his amazing playing skills and has also impressed many people worldwide. 

Everything On His Early Life

Paik Seung-ho was born in the year 1997 in Seoul, South Korea, to his beloved parents, Paik Il-Yeong and Kim Mi-hee. Further, Seung-ho lights his birthday candle on March 17 every year. The Seoul native's father is reported to be an athletic professor at the Seoul National University.

Paik Paik Seung-ho shares a strong bond with his mother SOURCE: Instagram @seungho_paik

As we know, Seung-ho was passionate about sports from an early age, and he was mainly interested in football. So, there is no doubt that he received huge support from his parents from the very beginning of his career. 

Career Beginning

Firstly, he attended Seoul Daedong Elementary School, and in 2009, he played 18 games in the Elementary Weekend League, scoring 30 goals. After that, Seung-ho received widespread recognition. Not only that, but he won the 22nd Cha Bum-Keun Football Grand Prize.

In December of the same year, he appeared as a part of the South Korean U-14 national football team that participated in the 1st Korea-Catalonia Youth Cup in Barcelona, Spain. Seung-ho gave an amazing performance and was also offered a contract. But he was scouted by Maetan Middle School.

Paik Paik Seung-ho previously played for Girona SOURCE: Instagram @seungho_paik

Similarly, he played for Maetan Middle School, the U-15 youth squad of the Suwon Samsung Bluewing, until March 2010. Later, he moved to FC Barcelona's Under 13 youth team, Infantil A, in April 2010. He signed a five-year contract with FC Barcelona's youth team in July 2011. 

Moreover, Seung-ho once made headlines when he was suspended by FIFA in February 2013 for violating Article 19 of the FIFA Rules. Due to this reason, he couldn't partake in FC Barcelona's official games until January 2016. In January 2016, disciplinary action was released, and after that, Seung-ho played for FC Barcelona Juvenile A. His professional debut came on February 21 of the same year when he came as a substitute in a match against Levante UD. 

Explore His Club & International Career

Talking about his career at the club, Seung-ho was associated with Barcelona for seven years. He joined Girona on July 21, 2017, and played for Peralada. On January 10, 2019, Seung-ho made his first team debut participating in the Copa del Rey. After that, he played for another team.

Paik Paik Seung-ho in one of his matches SOURCE: Instagram @seungho_paik

On August 31, 2019, he signed a contract with 2. Bundesliga side Darmstadt 98. It was a three-year deal, but he played for one and a half years. Finally, in March 2021, he came back to his native South Korea and joined Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors. 

On the other side, Seung-ho has also represented the South Korean team in some events. On June 11, 2019, he made his debut for the national team appearing in a friendly match versus Iran. In addition to that, he has also played for the South Korea U20 team (2014-2017) and the South Korea U23 team (2019-2021). 

Does Seung-ho Have A Girlfriend?

The professional South Korean footballer, Seung-ho, appears to be a single man. Till now, he has not been involved in any rumors or controversies regarding love affairs. So, his girlfriend's details remain unknown. Not only that, but Seung-ho has also not shared anything about his personal life, mainly his love, on social media.

So, his low-key nature makes it more challenging to know about his partner. Besides that, Seung-ho is a family and friendly man who loves spending his spare time with his friends and family members. So, the professional midfielder often shares images with his friends and his close ones on his social media handle.

Furthermore, Seung-ho may update something about his partner in the future as his well-wishers have been eager to know about it for a long time.  

His Salary & Net Worth

Seung-ho is a professional footballer and makes most of his gains from playing football. According to Transfermrkt, his current market value is €925Th. For your information, a South Korean footballer has an average salary of $23995.45 a year and $11.54 per hour. So, Seung-ho may earn in the same range from his professional career.

Similarly, he has played for multiple teams that might have helped him take home a good profit. As we know, Seung-ho is also a national player. So, Seung-ho surely lives a quality life having a huge income. Being a professional footballer, he has surely worked with some brands.

Paik Paik Seung-ho has worked with Red Bull SOURCE: Instagram @seungho_paik

Exploring his social media posts, we learned that he had promoted some brands, and the respective company might have paid him well. In addition, he has also collaborated with Red Bull Korea. According to the Influencer Marketing Hub, Seung-ho has a chance to earn around $393.75 - $656.25 from a single sponsored post on Instagram, where he has collected more than 130k followers at the time of this writing. 

Social Media Activeness

Moving onwards, Seung-ho is an active user of social media, and he is mainly available on Instagram. His username is @seungho_paik. Moreover, Seung-ho's account is already verified.

From this account, he gives updates on his professional life. Also, he sometimes shares pictures of his personal life too. 

Some other well-known South Korean footballers are Moon Seon-min, Kim Min-woo, and Jung Seung-Hyun

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