Who is Kim Min-jae South Korean Footballer of the Year 2023, bio, age, height, wife, parents, net worth

Who is Kim Min-jae South Korean Footballer of the Year 2023, bio, age, height, wife, parents, net worth

Here is all you need to know about Kim Min-jae along with his wife as is he is named the South Korean Footballer of the Year 

The national federation KFA declared on Tuesday that Kim Min-jae, a top defender for Bayern Munich, has been awarded South Korean Footballer of the Year (2023).

Who is Kim Min-jae South Korean Footballer of the Year 2023, bio, age, height, wife, parents, position, net worth

The player, after winning the best player from the nation, stated that it was “most special year” of his life. The star player also revealed that he would be working hard to “improve”.

Who is Kim Min-jae?

Kim Min-jae is a South Korean professional football player who was born on November 15, 1996 in Tongyeong, South Korea. The 27-year-old who plays centre back for both Bayern Munich of the Bundesliga and the South Korean national team measures 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) tall.

Kim Min-Jae got married in 2020 to his stunning girlfriend, Ahn

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Who are Kim Min-jae’s parents?

Both of Kim Min-jae’s parents, Kim Tae-gyun and Lee Yoo-sun are former athletes, and his brother was a football player for Myongji University who played as a goalkeeper.

A look at Kim Min-jae’s career so far

Kim Min-jae started playing football as a young player for Tongyeong Elementary School. Following that, he changed school and graduated from Gaya Elementary School in Haman.

He enrolled in Suwon Technical High School and Yeoncho Middle School, which have produced numerous international football players, including Park Ji-sung. Despite Yonsei University’s best efforts to talk him out of it, he left school in July 2016, as a sophomore, to pursue his dream of making his professional debut.

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Before he was signed for the Bundesliga giants, he played for Gyeongju KHNP, Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors, Beijing Guoan, Fenerbahçe and Napoli. Kim was signed by Bayern Munich on July 18, 2023, with a contract expiring on June 30, 2028.

Kim Min-jae’s style of play

Kim possesses exceptional physical traits, including strength, speed, height, and flexibility, making him a superb central defender. Because of his precision with long passes, he can launch a swift counterattack right away once the ball is stolen.

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What is Kim Min-jae’s net worth?

In the summer of 2023, Kim Min-jae signed with Bayern for €50 million to keep him for five years until June 2028.

Kim surpassed Shoya Nakajima’s €35 million transfer fee to become the most expensive Asian football player in history when Bayern allegedly paid €50 million to activate a release clause in Kim’s Napoli contract.

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