‘Captain’ Lee Seung-won (Gangwon) of Kim Eun-joong, who made a big success by posting 7 attack points in the FIFA U-20 World Cup, won the tournament He was honored with the ‘Bronze Ball’ award, which ranks third as the MVP.안전놀이터

Lee Seung-won was named the winner of the Adidas Bronze Ball at the awards ceremony held after the third and fourth place matches and finals of the 2023 U-20 World Cup held at La Plata Stadium in Argentina on the 12th (Korean time).

The Bronze Ball is an award given to a player who is recognized for performing the third best among all participating countries, following the Golden Ball, the MVP of the tournament, and the Silver Ball, the second place.

Lee Seung-won is the third Korean male soccer player to win an individual award at the FIFA World Cup for Adults and Ages.

During the 2002 Korea-Japan World Cup, current Ulsan Hyundai coach Hong Myung-bo took the lead in the semifinals and received the Bronze Ball. left

In women’s soccer, Yeo Min-ji (Kyungju Hansuwon) led the U-17 World Cup championship in 2010 and won the Golden Ball and Golden Shoe (scorer), and Ji So-yeon (Suwon FC) won the Silver Ball and Silver Shoe (scorer) at the U-20 World Cup in the same year. 2nd place) was awarded.

Lee Seung-won, who served as Kim Eun-joong’s ‘captain’ in this tournament, scored a total of 3 goals and 4 assists, and played a leading role in advancing to the semifinals by accumulating the most attack points among Korean players.

The 7 attack points is a new record for the most attack points in men’s competitions organized by FIFA by a Korean player, exceeding the 6 (2 goals and 4 assists) left by Lee Kang-in during the U-20 World Cup four years ago.

Lee Seung-won, who joined Gangwon FC in December of last year and played only in the K4 League (4th Division), but has yet to make his K-League 1 debut, has established himself as the best prospect in this age group through this tournament.

Starting with scoring 1 goal and 1 assist in the first match of the group stage against France (2-1 win), to 1 goal in the 3rd and 4th place match against Israel that day, attack points in all matches except for the 0-0 match against Gambia. has produced

At the awards ceremony, Lee Seung-won received the Bronze Ball trophy from FIFA President Gianni Infantino, who visited the scene.

The Golden Ball went to Cesare Casadei of Italy, who was also the top scorer of the tournament (7 goals), and the Silver Ball went to Uruguay’s Alan Maturo.

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