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The world of soccer, one of the biggest sports all over the world, is one that rewards athletes that dedicate their lives to the sport.
Lee Seung-woo has been working towards his goal of becoming a soccer player since he was a child. He has worked through the ranks of youth leagues, being a part of one of the most prestigious youth academies in the world, La Masia.
Let us take a look at the financials of Lee, with details of his net worth as well as his annual income. Lee's net worth is placed somewhere in the region of $1.5 million as of 2022. This net worth comes after a lengthy career in soccer.
In addition to his massive net worth, Lee has a healthy annual income of $166,756 as of 2022.
He is 5 ft 8 in (173 cm).
Lee is 24 years old as of 2022. He was born in January 1998. Lee turned 24 in 2022 and celebrated his birthday earlier this year.
Lee Seung-woo was born on January 6, 1998. He was born in Suwon, Gyeonggi, South Korea. While he has not revealed details of his parents, the South Korean soccer player has a brother Seung-jun.
The young soccer player was a large part of the youth league. His childhood was critical in forming his athlete career.
Lee Seung-woo is not dating anyone as of 2022.
The young soccer player was picked up by one of the biggest clubs in the world, FC Barcelona. This came after he was the top scorer in a youth league in South Korea, the 2010 Danone Nations Cup with Incheon United. This would allow him to join the prestigious academy of FC Barcelona, La Masia.
At La Masia, he would grow in the position of left-winger. As a left-winger, Lee secured 39 goals in 29 appearances during his first season. His numbers would see him win four individual awards for four youth leagues. He did not make it to the main FC Barcelona team but did play for their B team.
After this in 2017, he joined Verona, known as Hellas Verona. His contract saw him join the club on a four-year deal. While he had made his debut against Lazio in Serie A, his first goal came against AC Milan. The player from South Korea scored in an away match against Milan, but his team lost the match. The following season would be the last one the athlete from South Korea had with Verona.
Lee now plays for the South Korean club Suwon FC. He moved away from the European soccer clubs, being better suited to playing in the leagues in South Korea.
Apart from playing at the club level, Lee was also a part of the South Korean soccer team. He won a gold medal in the 2018 Asian Games with the national team. At the 2018 World Cup in Russia, he played a crucial role in the team's victory against Honduras in Daegu Stadium. While the team was knocked out in the group stage of the World Cup, the South Korean team did beat the reigning World Cup Champions Germany.
Lee Seung-woo was awarded the title of the best player for the following tournaments: Torneo Canillas, Memorial Gaetano Scirea, Trofeo San Bonifacio, and the Gabala Cup.
Lee was honored with a nickname by the masses as the 'Korean Messi'.
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