Lee Kang-in, a ‘young star’ who will shine in the Asian Cup “Can he become Park Ji-sung’s successor?”

Lee Kang-in stands shoulder to shoulder with Park Ji-sung.

Golden Boy’ Lee Kang-in (23, Paris Saint-Germain) was selected as a ‘young star’ who will shine at the 2023 Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Asian Cup.

On the 7th (local time), AFC highlighted five young players to watch out for in this tournament, which begins on the 12th, on its website.

Lee Kang-in was listed alongside Japanese national team striker Takefusa Kubo (23, Real Sociedad) and Iraq’s Ali Jassim (20, Al-Quwa Al-Zawiya).

The Asian Cup organizing committee posted photos of Lee Kang-in and Korean soccer legend Park Ji-sung side by side on their official SNS and wrote, “Can Lee Kang-in become Park Ji-sung’s successor and win the long-awaited title?” 파워볼사이트

AFC said, “Lee Kang-in signed a contract with PSG, which is full of stars, last summer. “He dismissed concerns that he would get limited playing time and quickly established himself as a key member of coach Luis Enrique’s pursuit of the European title.”

“Lee Kang-in, who is consistently playing for his team along with Kylian Mbappe and Ousmane Dembele, is having a fruitful debut season,” he said, adding, “He even scored a goal when they beat Toulouse in the Super Cup and lifted the trophy.”

Son Heung-min is chatting with Lee Kang-in during Cho Kyu-sung’s first goal ceremony during the 2026 FIFA North and Central America World Cup Asia Regional 2nd Qualifying Group C match between South Korea and Singapore held at Seoul World Cup Stadium in Mapo-gu, Seoul on the 16th.

AFC emphasized, “Lee Kang-in is showing impressive performance in recent A matches, scoring 4 goals and 3 assists,” and added, “This will be a good sign for the Taegeuk Warriors and coach Jurgen Klinsmann, who are aiming to win the Asian Cup since 1960.” .

In addition to Lee Kang-in, AFC selected Jassim (Iraq), Kubo (Japan), Avosbek Faizulaev (Uzbekistan), and Arif Ayman (Malaysia) as young stars who will shine in the tournament.

The tournament organizing committee introduced, saying, “We are curious whether Kubo of the Japanese national team can show his form at Real Sociedad at the Asian Cup.” Kubo is leading Real Sociedad’s attack with 6 goals and 3 assists in the Spanish Primera Liga this season. 슬롯

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