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Park Ji Sung

 

Position         : Defender

Date of birth : 25 February, 1981

Team              : Kyoto Purple Sanga (Japan)

Nationality     : Korea Republic

Notes              : Was important for Korea Republic on the international scene in 2000 with appearances in the Asian Cup, Sydney Olympics and Asian U/19 Championships. He played well at these, as well as for his J-League club, Kyoto Purple Sanga. Scored a winner against Portugal to help Korea qualify from their group at the 2002 World Cup. The co-hosts went on to finish fourth in the tournament, the highest ever position by an Asian side.

 

 

LAST UPDATED: 1 August, 2002

 

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