National soccer team goalkeeper Song Bum-geun (25), who participated in the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar, transferred to Japan’s J-League Shonan Bellmare.
Shonan Bellmare announced on the club’s official website on the 18th, “We have recruited Song Bum-keun from Jeonbuk Hyundai through a complete transfer.” The duration of the contract was not disclosed.
Song Bum-geun said on the club website, “I am very happy and honored to be transferred to Shonan Bellmare, which has a long tradition and history. I am really looking forward to what will happen in the future.” I will do my best,” he said.
Song Bum-geun was recognized for his skills while serving in the national team for each age group. He raised great expectations, starting with the national team under the age of 20 (U-20) and playing an active role as a main player. In 2018, he also participated in the Asian Games in Jakarta and Palembang, helping to win gold medals. Song Bum-geun, who participated in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics last year, also boarded the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.
Even on his professional stage, Song Bum-keun was on a winning streak. He joined Jeonbuk in 2018 and has been active as the team’s main goalkeeper since his debut season, contributing greatly to helping the team win the league championship for four consecutive years. 스포츠토토
Shonan Bellmare, to which Song Bum-keun transferred, is a mid-lower team that finished 12th out of 18 J-League teams last season, and has no experience winning the J-League 1. In the past, Ulsan Hyundai coach Hong Myung-bo, as well as Han Young-guk and Lee Jeong-hyeop (above Gangwon), etc. have been active.
Meanwhile, with the transfer of Song Bum-keun, the fourth Korean goalkeeper to appear in the J-League following Jung Sung-ryong (Kawasaki Frontale), Kim Jin-hyeon (Cerezo Osaka), and Kwon Soon-tae (Kashima Antlers).