sorry for posting Out Of  Topic news…LOL~ i suddenly fallin’ in love with this cute namja! ><

if you are soccer lovers and become the supporters from the Taeguk warriors (a nickname for South Korean football team) i’m sure,[for the girls] you’ll will falling in love with this guy! (i’m one of it…LOL~) xD

here is his biography :

Ki Sung-Yong (Korean: 기성용, also known as David Ki and Ki Sung-Yueng, born 24 January 1989 in Gwangju, South Korea) is a South Korean professional association football player who currently plays as a centre midfielder for Scottish Premier League club Celtic FC. Ki is widely regarded as one of the top young footballing prospects from South Korea along with former FC Seoul teammate Lee Chung-Yong. He is known for his vision and technique, as well as the accuracy and range of his set-pieces and passing. Both players are affectionately known as 쌍용 (雙龍) “Ssang Yong (Double Dragon)”, owed as much to their meteoric rise in talent as their pivotal roles within FC Seoul. His playing style has earned him the title of being the “Korean Gerrard.” On 22 September 2009, he received a Sky Sports Scout Rating of 62/80. Ki arrived in Glasgow on 2 December for his medical and to sign a four-year deal, then officially joined the Parkhead club on 1 January 2010.

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EARLY LIFE

In 2001, Ki was sent to Australia by his father. His father believed that Ki could play football and learn to speak English. He played the bulk of his youth career at John Paul College in Brisbane under the BSP (Brain Soccer Program) overseen by Jeff Hopkins. He was part of the team that won the U-15 Nationals (Bill Turner Cup) for John Paul College in 2004. Following offers from FC Seoul, Ki moved back to Korea Republic to pursue his career. Since then, Ki has been a fluent English speaker. He went by his English name David in Australia.

FC Seoul

He joined K-League side FC Seoul in 2005. Ki started as a player in FC Seoul under manager Şenol Güneş. He failed to score during the 2007 season. He participated in the 2007 FIFA U-20 World Cup. Manchester United’s manager Alex Ferguson later admitted that he had keeping his eyes on him throughout the U-20 World Cup although he later decided to acquire the talented Antonio Valencia, prized asset of Wigan Athletic instead.

During the 2008 season, Ki reinforced his position as a key player of FC Seoul. On 29 October, Ki scored the winning goal against Seoul’s biggest rival Suwon Samsung Bluewings in 92nd minute. Ki performed a “Kangaroo Ceremony”, which he claims to be imitation of Emmanuel Adebayor’s, but many Suwon fans argue that this was imitation of ‘chicken’, which is how many Seoul fans call Suwon. He led the team to an unprecedented K-League runners-up position with 4 goals and 1 assist in 21 appearances.

International career

On the international stage, Ki has played in the 2007 U-20 World Cup and for the South Korea national team as well as the South Korea U-23 team.

On 7 June 2008, he made his international debut in a 2010 World Cup qualification match against Jordan. On 1st June 2010 Ki was picked in the 23 man South Korea squad that would go to the 2010 World Cup Finals. On 12th June 2010 Ki played in South Koreas first game of the 2010 World Cup against Greece. Ki played a part in all 3 group games and assisted twice in 2 different matches against Greece and Nigeria which helped him and his country get through to the knock-out stages of the competition.

source : wikipedia

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