Yeom Ki-Hun

Inside Biography

Korean footballer Yeom Ki Hun plays for his current team Suwon Samsung Bluewings as a midfielder. His exquisite goal scoring techniques and talent has managed him to make an impact on the football fraternity. He also plays in the national team of his nation, South Korea since 2006.

Born on 30th March 1983, his football career started after he joined the Honam University on 2002 and learned football until 2005. On 2006, Yeom joined the South Korean K- league team Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors via his agent Good Sport Management. For the 2006-07 season, Yeom appeared in 20 matches in the league with a total of 3 goals. As for the KFA Cup, 2 of his appearances yielded no goal. The league cup saw him in 11 performances with 4 goals. On a continental level in Asia, he appeared in 10 matches and scored 3 goals. Yeom appeared in a total of 43 appearances for Jeonbuk in the 2006-07 season and scored a total of 10 goals.

The 2007-08 season was divided between the team Jeonbuk and the K-league team Ulsan Hyundai Horang-I into which he was transferred to. Yeom played for his former team in the first half of the season, with 13 appearances and 4 goals for the league, no appearance for the KFA Cup, 5 appearances and a goal for the League Cup and no appearances for the continental matches making it a total of 18 matches with 5 goals. On July 1, 2007 Yeom was signed into the Ulsan Hyundai Horang-I and played three league matches with a goal in the 2007-08 season. He did not manage to appear in any other matches of the club for the season. As for the 2008-09 season, Yeom appeared on 16 league matches with four goals, one appearance in the KFA Cup, three appearances in the League Cup with one goal, no appearance for the Asia cup making a total of 20 appearances with five goals. He stayed in Ulsan the upcoming season as well with a total of 21 appearances comprising 16 appearances for the league, none for the KFA Cup, four for the League Cup and none for the Asia Cup whereby he managed to score a total of three goals.

Yeom was transferred from Ulsan to the K-league team Suwon Bluewings on January 1st 2010 and his market value and salary was 660 thousand Euros. On 2010 Yeom played a total of 27 matches with seven goals. He appeared on 17 league matches and scored no goal, four KFA Cup matches with two goals, two League Cup matches with one goal and four matches for the Asia Cup with four goals. As for 2011, his 29 appearances on league matches yielded nine goals, four KFA matches yielded no goal, and seven Asia Cup matches yielded four goals making a total of 32 matches with ten goals.

On January 1, 2013, Yeom was loaned into the Korean Police after which he appeared in a total of 21 matches and seven goals. The loan ended at October 1st 2013 after which he continues to play for Bluewings. His international career started on 2006 in the Korean National Team and he still is a part of it as a winger. On a total, Yeom has appeared in 49 matches and scored a goal thrice. He and his images came into news after he was subjected to a crucial automobile accident. However, he recovered from it and made his way to the national team by impressing everyone with his continental performances. This tricky left winger has a height of 6 feet and a weight of 80kg. Known best for scoring crucial goals including one in the AFC Champions League final, Yeom has a net worth of 1.32 million Euros as of March 2014. Very less is known about his personal and family life, but with an overall rating of 73 and a potential of 82, this left footed player has managed to make himself be seen in the football industry has an established player at the age of 31.

by monika, 12 Jun, 2014

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