National team veteran Chung Woo-young joins Saudi Arabia’s Khaleej FC

A veteran of 72 A-match appearances
Expected to face the likes of Ronaldo and Benzema

Veteran South Korean soccer midfielder Chung Woo-young (34) has joined the Saudi Arabian league.

Saudi league club Khaleej FC announced on its website and social networking services (SNS) on Tuesday that it has signed Jung Woo-young.

With 72 caps (3 goals), Jung is an experienced resource who helped South Korea reach the round of 16 at the 2022 World Cup in Qatar last year. He played for Kyoto Sanga, Jubilo Iwata and Vissel Kobe in the Japanese J-League and the Chinese Super League before joining Al Sadd (Qatar) in 2018.

Khaleej was founded in 1945 and has a 78-year history. It was ranked 14th out of 16 clubs in the 2022-2023 season.

As a newcomer to Saudi Arabia, Jung Woo-young will inevitably face some tough competition from star players.

In recent years, the Saudi league has attracted a number of international stars from the European big leagues.

World soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo joined Al-Nasr in January, followed by last year’s Ballon d’Or winners Karim Benzema and N’Golo Kante at Al-Ittihad.

Kalidou Koulibaly, 토토사이트 Leo Varane Neves, Sergej Milinkovic-Savic (Al-Hilal) and Roberto Firmino (Al Ahli) have also made their way to Saudi Arabia.

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