LEE Chun-Soo

Date of birth09 July 1981
Place of birthIncheon
NationalityKorean (KOR)
Weight62 kg
Height1.72 m
PositionForward

A graduate of the Youth and 2000 Olympic team, he joined Ulsan Hyundai, left for a training camp with Serie A team Brescia and was regarded as the brightest hope in Korean football.

He has great pace and a goalscorers instinct, with the only drawback being his small frame.

He played some part in all seven of Korea's games in the 2002 World Cup finals and scored their opening goal of the 2006 finals in a 2-1 win against Togo.

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2003-04 Real Sociedad Primera Liga 4
9
1
2003-04 Real Sociedad UEFA Champions League 1
5
2004-05 Numancia Primera Liga 10
5
3


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
30 Aug 2003 Español v Real Sociedad D 0-0 Primera Liga 1
02 Sep 2003 Real Sociedad v Celta Vigo D 0-0 Primera Liga 2
13 Sep 2003 Racing Santander v Real Sociedad D 0-0 Primera Liga 3
17 Sep 2003 Real Sociedad v Olympiakos D 0-0 UEFA Champions League Group D
21 Sep 2003 Real Sociedad v Real Zaragoza D 0-0 Primera Liga 4
27 Sep 2003 Athletic Bilbao v Real Sociedad D 0-0 Primera Liga 5
30 Sep 2003 Galatasaray v Real Sociedad D 0-0 UEFA Champions League Group D
05 Oct 2003 Real Sociedad v Sevilla D 0-0 Primera Liga 6
21 Oct 2003 Juventus v Real Sociedad D 0-0 UEFA Champions League Group D
30 Oct 2003 Atlético Madrid v Real Sociedad D 0-0 Primera Liga 9
02 Nov 2003 Real Sociedad v Barcelona D 0-0 Primera Liga 10
05 Nov 2003 Real Sociedad v Juventus D 0-0 UEFA Champions League Group D
25 Nov 2003 Olympiakos v Real Sociedad D 0-0 UEFA Champions League Group D
21 Feb 2004 Sevilla v Real Sociedad D 0-0 Primera Liga 25
25 Feb 2004 Real Sociedad v Olympique Lyonnais L 0-1 UEFA Champions League 2nd round 1st leg
29 Feb 2004 Real Sociedad v Albacete Balompié D 0-0 Primera Liga 26
06 Mar 2004 Osasuna v Real Sociedad D 0-0 Primera Liga 27
09 May 2004 Valladolid v Real Sociedad D 0-0 Primera Liga 36
16 May 2004 Real Sociedad v Malaga D 0-0 Primera Liga 37


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
1999-00 Korea Republic AFC Asian Cup
3
2
1999-00 Korea Republic International Friendly 1
1999-00 Korea Republic LG Cup Four Nations Tournament (Tehran) 2
2000-01 Korea Republic Asian Under-19 Championship 4
3
1
2000-01 Korea Republic International Friendly 1
2000-01 Korea Republic Korea v China Annual Match 1
2000-01 Korea Republic Olympics 3
1
1
2001-02 Korea Republic Asian Games 2
3
2001-02 Korea Republic CONCACAF Gold Cup 2
1
2001-02 Korea Republic FIFA World Cup 2
5
1
2001-02 Korea Republic International Friendly 8
6
3
2002-03 Korea Republic International Friendly 4
2
2002-03 Korea Republic Reunification Match 1
2003-04 Korea Republic FIFA World Cup
1
2004-05 Korea Republic FIFA World Cup 5
1
2004-05 Korea Republic International Friendly 1
2004-05 Korea Republic Olympics 4
2
1
2005-06 Korea Republic AFC Asian Cup 1
1
2005-06 Korea Republic Carlsberg Cup 1
1
1
2005-06 Korea Republic EAFF East Asian Cup 3
2005-06 Korea Republic FIFA World Cup 3
1
2
2005-06 Korea Republic International Friendly 7
1
2005-06 Korea Republic LG Cup 1
1
2006-07 Korea Republic AFC Asian Cup 7
1
1
2006-07 Korea Republic International Friendly 3
1
1
2007-08 Korea Republic FIFA World Cup
1
2008-09 Korea Republic FIFA World Cup
1
2009-10 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
05 Apr 2000 Korea Republic v Laos W 9-0 AFC Asian Cup Qualifying group 6
07 Apr 2000 Korea Republic v Mongolia W 6-0 AFC Asian Cup Qualifying group 6
09 Apr 2000 Korea Republic v Myanmar W 4-0 AFC Asian Cup Qualifying group 2
28 May 2000 Korea Republic v Yugoslavia D 0-0 International Friendly
07 Jun 2000 Korea Republic v FYR Macedonia W 2-1 LG CUP FOUR NATIONS TOURNAMENT (TEHRAN)
09 Jun 2000 Korea Republic v Egypt L 1-2 LG Cup Four Nations Tournament (Tehran) Final
28 Jul 2000 China PR v Korea Republic W 0-1 KOREA v CHINA ANNUAL MATCH
14 Sep 2000 Korea Republic v Spain L 0-3 Olympics Finals Group B
17 Sep 2000 Korea Republic v Morocco W 1-0 Olympics Finals Group B
20 Sep 2000 Korea Republic v Chile W 1-0 Olympics Finals Group B
13 Nov 2000 Korea Republic v China PR L 0-1 ASIAN U19 CHAMPS Final group B
15 Nov 2000 Pakistan v Korea Republic W 0-7 ASIAN U19 CHAMPS Final group B
19 Nov 2000 United Arab Emirates v Korea Republic W 2-4 ASIAN U19 CHAMPS Final group B
21 Nov 2000 Korea Republic v Iraq D 0-0 ASIAN U19 CHAMPS Final group B
20 Dec 2000 Japan v Korea Republic D 1-1 International Friendly
15 Aug 2001 Czech Republic v Korea Republic L 5-0 International Friendly
13 Sep 2001 Korea Republic v Nigeria D 2-2 International Friendly
13 Sep 2001 Korea Republic v Nigeria D 2-2 International Friendly
16 Sep 2001 Korea Republic v Nigeria W 2-1 International Friendly
08 Nov 2001 Korea Republic v Senegal L 0-1 International Friendly
10 Nov 2001 Korea Republic v Croatia W 2-0 International Friendly
10 Nov 2001 Korea Republic v Croatia W 2-0 International Friendly
13 Nov 2001 Korea Republic v Croatia D 1-1 International Friendly
09 Dec 2001 Korea Republic v USA W 1-0 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
13 Mar 2002 Tunisia v Korea Republic D 0-0 International Friendly
20 Mar 2002 Finland v Korea Republic W 0-2 International Friendly
27 Apr 2002 Korea Republic v China PR D 0-0 International Friendly
16 May 2002 Korea Republic v Scotland W 4-1 International Friendly
21 May 2002 Korea Republic v England D 1-1 International Friendly
04 Jun 2002 Korea Republic v Poland W 2-0 FIFA World Cup Finals Group D
10 Jun 2002 Korea Republic v USA D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Finals Group D
14 Jun 2002 Portugal v Korea Republic W 0-1 FIFA World Cup Finals Group D
18 Jun 2002 Korea Republic v Italy W 2-1 FIFA World Cup Finals 2nd round
22 Jun 2002 Korea Republic v Spain W 0-0 (5-3) FIFA World Cup Finals quarter-final
25 Jun 2002 Korea Republic v Germany L 0-1 FIFA World Cup Finals semi-final
29 Jun 2002 Korea Republic v Turkey L 2-3 FIFA World Cup Finals 3rd place
07 Sep 2002 Korea Republic v Korea DPR D 0-0 REUNIFICATION MATCH
30 Sep 2002 Korea Republic v Oman W 5-2 Asian Games Group A
13 Oct 2002 Korea Republic v Thailand W 3-0 Asian Games 3rd place
20 Nov 2002 Korea Republic v Brazil L 2-3 International Friendly
29 Mar 2003 Korea Republic v Colombia D 0-0 International Friendly
16 Apr 2003 Korea Republic v Japan L 0-1 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
11 Jun 2003 Korea Republic v Argentina L 0-1 International Friendly
18 Feb 2004 Korea Republic v Lebanon W 2-0 FIFA World Cup Asia qualifying group 7
11 Aug 2004 Greece v Korea Republic D 2-2 Olympics Group A
14 Aug 2004 Korea Republic v Mexico W 1-0 Olympics Group A
17 Aug 2004 Korea Republic v Mali D 3-3 Olympics Group A
21 Aug 2004 Paraguay v Korea Republic L 3-2 Olympics Quarter-final
08 Sep 2004 Vietnam v Korea Republic W 1-2 FIFA World Cup Asia qualifying group 7
13 Oct 2004 Lebanon v Korea Republic D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Asia qualifying group 7
17 Nov 2004 Korea Republic v Maldives W 2-0 FIFA World Cup Asia qualifying group 7
04 Feb 2005 Korea Republic v Egypt L 0-1 International Friendly
09 Feb 2005 Korea Republic v Kuwait W 2-0 FIFA World Cup World Cup - AFC 3rd Round
25 Mar 2005 Saudi Arabia v Korea Republic L 2-0 FIFA World Cup World Cup - AFC 3rd Round
31 Jul 2005 Korea Republic v China PR D 1-1 EAFF East Asian Cup Final group
04 Aug 2005 Korea Republic v Korea DPR D 0-0 EAFF East Asian Cup Final group
07 Aug 2005 Korea Republic v Japan L 0-1 EAFF East Asian Cup Final group
12 Oct 2005 Korea Republic v Iran W 2-0 International Friendly
18 Jan 2006 United Arab Emirates v Korea Republic L 1-0 International Friendly
21 Jan 2006 Greece v Korea Republic D 1-1 LG CUP
25 Jan 2006 Finland v Korea Republic W 0-1 LG CUP
29 Jan 2006 Korea Republic v Croatia W 2-0 CARLSBERG CUP
01 Feb 2006 Korea Republic v Denmark League XI L 1-3 CARLSBERG CUP
11 Feb 2006 Costa Rica v Korea Republic L 1-0 International Friendly
15 Feb 2006 Mexico v Korea Republic W 0-1 International Friendly
22 Feb 2006 Syria v Korea Republic W 1-2 AFC Asian Cup Group B
01 Mar 2006 Korea Republic v Angola W 1-0 International Friendly
23 May 2006 Korea Republic v Senegal D 1-1 International Friendly
26 May 2006 Korea Republic v Bosnia and Herzegovina W 2-0 International Friendly
04 Jun 2006 Ghana v Korea Republic L 3-1 International Friendly
13 Jun 2006 Korea Republic v Togo W 2-1 FIFA World Cup Finals group G
18 Jun 2006 France v Korea Republic D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Finals group G
23 Jun 2006 Switzerland v Korea Republic L 2-0 FIFA World Cup Finals group G
16 Aug 2006 Taiwan v Korea Republic W 0-3 AFC Asian Cup Group B
15 Nov 2006 Iran v Korea Republic L 2-0 AFC Asian Cup Group B
06 Feb 2007 Greece v Korea Republic W 0-1 International Friendly
24 Mar 2007 Korea Republic v Uruguay L 0-2 International Friendly
02 Jun 2007 Korea Republic v Netherlands L 0-2 International Friendly
11 Jul 2007 Korea Republic v Saudi Arabia D 1-1 AFC Asian Cup Group D
15 Jul 2007 Bahrain v Korea Republic L 2-1 AFC Asian Cup Group D
18 Jul 2007 Indonesia v Korea Republic W 0-1 AFC Asian Cup Group D
22 Jul 2007 Iran v Korea Republic W 0-0 (4-2) AFC Asian Cup Quarter-final
25 Jul 2007 Iraq v Korea Republic L 0-0 (3-4) AFC Asian Cup Semi-final
28 Jul 2007 Japan v Korea Republic W 0-0 (6-5) AFC Asian Cup 3rd place play-off
14 Jun 2008 Turkmenistan v Korea Republic W 1-3 FIFA World Cup Asia 3rd round group 3
10 Sep 2008 Korea DPR v Korea Republic D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Asia 4th round group 2
05 Sep 2009 Korea Republic v Australia W 3-1 International Friendly


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