03 May 2012

[Youth] Lee, more than a goalscorer

Despite his 36 goals in 26 games, not a 'killer': stands out for the intelligence of his movements and ability to partner.
It is Korean, landed in the Infantil A last summer with fellow Jang and football has details of his two idols, Messi and Park.


On Tuesday, up from Manresa, he signed his third hat-trick of the season with FC Barcelona Infantil A. Although sum and 36 goals in 26 games, Korean Lee Seung Woo, front center, is more than a 'killer'. Although it has a privileged smell in his first year as Barca emphasized more for its extraordinary speed, intelligence on the movements with and without the ball and his great ability to associate with their peers, including fellow Gyeolhee Jang, who landed in Sant Joan Despi last summer.

Lee was born on January 6, 1998 in the province of Gyeonggi-do, in northwest South Korea. As in 2009 with Paik, midfielder Cadete B, Barça found the player in the second edition of the Copa Catalunya- Korea, organized by the Penya Barcelonista Sant Cugat-Escola of Football Hristo Stoichkov. Lee went to the Korean U-14 and faced the Barça.

His adaptation away from the pitch has been complicated mainly by language, but gradually it is becoming one of the most loved guys teammates and La Masia. Lee is uneasy even has its own twitter account (@ seungwoo_lee9) - and they say that it suffers from something naughty, which has already generated a wake-up call from his coach, Fran Sanchez Bas, and director of the residence, Carles Folguera . A few days ago, for example, copied to Raúl at the Camp Nou and commanded silence the opposing team's parents in the Ciutat Esportiva after scoring a goal.

In football, everything has been easier. The striker has gone from strength to strength. His first lap was good, but the second is proving to be exceptional, despite dragging a groin injury that deprived him of winning the tournament at Easter and MIC league games and before the Vilafranca. He scored 17 goals in the first fifteen games and now accumulates 19 in the last ten. His team, Infantil A, leads the league by five points with three games against Espanyol at the end, what could crowned champions this weekend if it achieves a better result against the San Gabriel that the blue and white against Gavà.

His idols are nearly all Korean children, Leo Messi and his compatriot Park Ji Sung of Manchester United. Bridging the enormous gap, football Lee, a 'false 9' explosive is a mixture of both. (via MD)