Shooting Monster’ Cho Young-wook (24, managing director of Gimcheon) has an unusual toe. Cho Young-wook is currently the 메이저놀이터 “hotest” player in the K League 2 (part 2). He has been leading Gimcheon’s four-game winning streak by scoring in the past four consecutive games. He scored seven goals in the league and jumped to fifth place in the scoring rankings.
Cho Young-wook, who has been considered the future of Korean soccer since his time with the national team by age, has become fiercer since joining Gimcheon. Oh Hyun-kyu (22, Celtic) and Cho Kyu-sung (25, Meatwillan) have been upgraded to the next level in the military and are continuing the “Sangmu striker genealogy” that has been discharged from the military. After establishing themselves as top strikers in commerce, they succeeded in advancing to Europe.
After scoring the winning goal in a home game against Busan I-Park on the 10th, Cho Young-wook said, “I’m trying to come to Sangmu and develop.” There is a good example ahead. But I try to improve without caring. I think it slowed down a little in the beginning, but it seems to be going well now. It was a good time when I looked back on my six months of military life so far. There were some difficulties, but it was a time when I could develop enough. “As a result, it would be good if the genealogy of (standing strikers) continues,” he said with a smile.
There is a player who is “proud” and “motivated” for Cho Young-wook. Lee Kang-in (22, PSG) is the “youngest brother.” The two worked together when they were in the national team by age. In particular, he collaborated with the runner-up at the 2019 FIFA U-20 World Cup. Lee Kang-in recently left Real Mallorca (Spain) and built a new nest in PSG. He became the first Korean player to become a “Parisian.”
Cho Young-wook said, “When (Lee) Kang-in said he was going to Paris, many players congratulated him. I thought Kangin was really amazing. I hope I can do well even when I hope so. Everyone cheered and celebrated because it was going to the “Big Club.” As a colleague, I hope to have a chance to play well. “If I have a chance, I also have a dream (to enter Europe).”
The two hope to compete at the Hangzhou Asian Games in September. Cho Young-wook said, “I don’t know what will happen to Kang-in, but I have to make my body well in September.” Kang In also thinks so, he said. Hwang Sun-hong, head coach of the U-24 national soccer team, will announce the final roster for the Hangzhou Asian Games on the 14th.