CHOI Yong-Soo

Date of birth10 September 1973
NationalityKorean (KOR)
PositionForward

Graduate of the team that played in the 1993 World Youth Championship he also played in the 1996 Atlanta Olympics and the 1998 World Cup Finals. He switched from the domestic league to play in Japan where his excellent scoring record continued. He possesses good pace, an accurate shot and a poachers scoring instinct. At international level he boasts a record of a goal every two games but will find it difficult to maintain this record in Japan.

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2000-01 Japan / South Korea Representative 1


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

Club matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
03 Jan 2001 Japan / South Korea v Rest of the World D 1-1 Representative


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1992-93 Korea Republic World Youth Cup 3
1994-95 Korea Republic Carlsberg Cup 1
1996-97 Korea Republic International Friendly
1
1996-97 Korea Republic South Korea Cup
1
1996-97 Korea Republic South Korea Tournament 1
1
1
1997-98 Korea Republic Asian Games 6
7
1
1997-98 Korea Republic Dynasty Cup 2
1
1997-98 Korea Republic FIFA World Cup 4
3
1
1997-98 Korea Republic International Friendly 8
1
3
1997-98 Korea Republic Kings Cup 4
3
1997-98 Korea Republic Korea v China Annual Match 2
1997-98 Korea Republic Optus World Series 1
1998-99 Korea Republic Korea v China Annual Match 1
1999-00 Korea Republic Annual Match
1
1999-00 Korea Republic International Friendly 1
1
2000-01 Korea Republic FIFA Confederations Cup
1
2000-01 Korea Republic International Friendly 1
1
2000-01 Korea Republic Korea v China Annual Match 1
1
2000-01 Korea Republic New Year Tournament 1
1
2001-02 Korea Republic CONCACAF Gold Cup 2
2001-02 Korea Republic FIFA World Cup
1
2001-02 Korea Republic International Friendly 4
1
2
2002-03 Korea Republic International Friendly 3
1
2003-04 Korea Republic EAFF East Asian Cup 2
2003-04 Korea Republic International Friendly
1


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
07 Mar 1993 Korea Republic v England D 1-1 World Youth Cup Group C
09 Mar 1993 Korea Republic v Turkey D 1-1 World Youth Cup Group C
11 Mar 1993 Korea Republic v USA D 2-2 World Youth Cup Group C
04 Feb 1995 Korea Republic v Yugoslavia L 0-1 CARLSBERG CUP Final
21 May 1997 Japan v Korea Republic D 1-1 International Friendly
14 Jun 1997 Korea Republic v Ghana W 3-0 SOUTH KOREA TOURNAMENT
16 Jun 1997 Korea Republic v Yugoslavia D 1-1 SOUTH KOREA CUP
24 Aug 1997 Korea Republic v Tajikistan W 4-1 International Friendly
30 Aug 1997 Korea Republic v China PR D 0-0 KOREA v CHINA ANNUAL MATCH 2nd leg
06 Sep 1997 Korea Republic v Kazakhstan W 3-0 FIFA World Cup Asia 2nd round group B
02 Nov 1997 Korea Republic v Japan L 0-2 FIFA World Cup Asia 2nd round group B
25 Jan 1998 Danish League XI v Korea Republic L 2-1 Kings Cup Preliminary round 1st leg
27 Jan 1998 Korea Republic v Egypt W 2-0 KINGS CUP Preliminary round 1st leg
29 Jan 1998 Thailand v Korea Republic W 0-2 KINGS CUP
31 Jan 1998 Korea Republic v Egypt W 1-1 (6-5) KINGS CUP Final
07 Feb 1998 New Zealand v Korea Republic W 0-1 International Friendly
11 Feb 1998 Australia v Korea Republic L 1-0 OPTUS WORLD SERIES
01 Mar 1998 Japan v Korea Republic L 2-1 DYNASTY CUP
07 Mar 1998 Korea Republic v Hong Kong W 1-0 DYNASTY CUP
01 Apr 1998 Korea Republic v Japan W 2-1 International Friendly
15 Apr 1998 Slovakia v Korea Republic D 0-0 International Friendly
18 Apr 1998 FYR Macedonia v Korea Republic D 2-2 International Friendly
22 Apr 1998 Yugoslavia v Korea Republic L 3-1 International Friendly
16 May 1998 Korea Republic v Jamaica W 2-1 International Friendly
18 May 1998 Korea Republic v Jamaica D 0-0 International Friendly
27 May 1998 Korea Republic v Czech Republic D 2-2 International Friendly
04 Jun 1998 Korea Republic v China PR D 1-1 KOREA v CHINA ANNUAL MATCH 1st leg
20 Jun 1998 Netherlands v Korea Republic L 5-0 FIFA World Cup Finals group E
25 Jun 1998 Belgium v Korea Republic D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Finals group E
22 Nov 1998 China PR v Korea Republic D 0-0 KOREA v CHINA ANNUAL MATCH 2nd leg
02 Dec 1998 Korea Republic v Turkmenistan L 2-3 Asian Games Group A
04 Dec 1998 Korea Republic v Vietnam W 4-0 Asian Games Group A
07 Dec 1998 Korea Republic v Japan W 2-0 Asian Games Group 2 2nd round
09 Dec 1998 Korea Republic v United Arab Emirates W 2-1 Asian Games Group 2 2nd round
11 Dec 1998 Korea Republic v Kuwait W 1-0 Asian Games Group 2 2nd round
14 Dec 1998 Thailand v Korea Republic L 2-1 Asian Games Quarter-final
21 Jan 2000 New Zealand v Korea Republic W 0-1 International Friendly
23 Jan 2000 New Zealand v Korea Republic D 0-0 International Friendly
26 Apr 2000 Korea Republic v Japan W 1-0 ANNUAL MATCH
28 Jul 2000 China PR v Korea Republic W 0-1 KOREA v CHINA ANNUAL MATCH
20 Dec 2000 Japan v Korea Republic D 1-1 International Friendly
24 Jan 2001 Korea Republic v Norway L 2-3 NEW YEAR TOURNAMENT
27 Jan 2001 Korea Republic v Paraguay W 1-1 (6-5) NEW YEAR TOURNAMENT 3rd place
25 May 2001 Korea Republic v Cameroon D 0-0 International Friendly
03 Jun 2001 Korea Republic v Australia W 1-0 FIFA Confederations Cup Group A
13 Sep 2001 Korea Republic v Nigeria D 2-2 International Friendly
13 Nov 2001 Korea Republic v Croatia D 1-1 International Friendly
19 Jan 2002 USA v Korea Republic L 2-1 CONCACAF Gold Cup Finals Group B
23 Jan 2002 Korea Republic v Cuba D 0-0 CONCACAF Gold Cup Finals Group B
26 Mar 2002 Turkey v Korea Republic D 0-0 International Friendly
27 Apr 2002 Korea Republic v China PR D 0-0 International Friendly
26 May 2002 Korea Republic v France L 2-3 International Friendly
10 Jun 2002 Korea Republic v USA D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Finals Group D
20 Nov 2002 Korea Republic v Brazil L 2-3 International Friendly
29 Mar 2003 Korea Republic v Colombia D 0-0 International Friendly
31 May 2003 Japan v Korea Republic W 0-1 International Friendly
08 Jun 2003 Korea Republic v Uruguay L 0-2 International Friendly
18 Nov 2003 Korea Republic v Bulgaria L 0-1 International Friendly
04 Dec 2003 Hong Kong v Korea Republic W 1-3 EAFF East Asian Cup Final group
07 Dec 2003 Korea Republic v China PR W 1-0 EAFF East Asian Cup Final group


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.