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Lee Eul-Yong

Personal information
Full nameLee Eul-Yong (이을용)
Date of birthSeptember 8, 1975(age 41)
Place of birthTaebaek, South Korea
Height1.76 m (5 ft 9.2 in)
Playing positionMidfielder
Club information
Current clubGangwon FC

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Lee Eul-Yong (Hangul: 이을용) (born September 8, 1975) is a South Korean football player who plays for Gangwon FC. He previously played for Anyang LG Cheetahs, Bucheon SK and FC Seoul in the Korean K-League, and was part of the South Korean national team at the 2002 World Cup and was one of Guus Hiddink's favorite players. He is capable of scoring free kicks similar to David Beckham's. He is notable for his goal against Turkey in the 3rd place match in the 2002 Fifa World Cup. He transferred to Trabzonspor in 2002 with the help of Tınaz Tırpan. Since 2006, he had played for FC Seoul until 2008 season. In January 2009, he completed to move to Gangwon FC.

Lee was born in Taebaek, Gangwon. He attended high school in Gangneung and went on to graduate from Dankook University.

In September 2006, after a successful match against Taiwan national football team, Lee announced that he will retire from the Korean national team to focus on FC Seoul and also to make way for younger players in the upcoming 2010 World Cup.

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