‘Twenty-something’ Bae Joon-ho heads off to play for England
You may remember Bae Jun-ho from the U-20 World Cup quarterfinals.
Now, he’s traveled to England to finalize a deal to join Stoke City in the English second tier of professional soccer.
After leading South Korea to the quarterfinals with a brilliant individual performance, Bae showed promise that earned him the praise of Atletico Madrid manager Simeone.
Amid interest from European clubs, Bae chose to join English second division side Stoke City, where he was likely to be a regular starter.
He listened to the advice of defender Kim Ji-soo, a former Under-20 teammate who moved to Brentford.
[Bae Joon-ho on joining Stoke City: “I contacted Kim Ji-soo a lot, and he told me to come and meet him as soon as possible. As a senior who went first, 먹튀검증토토사이트 I think there are a lot of things I need to learn and a lot of things I need to emulate.”]