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Hong Deok-Young

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Full nameHong Deok-Young (홍덕영)
Date of birthMay 5, 1921
Place of birthHamheung, Korea under Japanese rule
Date of death13 September 2005(age 84)
Place of deathSeoul, South Korea
Height1.69m (5ft 7in)
Playing positionManager, Referee / formerly Goalkeeper

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Hong Deok-Young (May 5, 1921 ~ September 13, 2005) is a South Korean football manager, referee and former football player. He was one of the first South Koreans to be capped for their country at international level.

He was also the goalkeeper of the South Korea national team who appeared at the 1954 World Cup. After retiring, he was an international football referee from 1957 to 1967. In later life, Hong went blind due to complication of diabetes mellitus. He died on September 13, 2005.

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