Rumors spread that Jeonbuk Hyundai will start organizing veterans as part of a generational change ahead of the 2023 season. Lee Seung-gi (35, Busan), who was born in 1988 and has been in Jeonbuk for 7 years, was also considered a ‘reorganization target’, and the transfer was accomplished as rumored. Lee Seung-gi, who had been running from Jeonbuk with the goal of retiring. Wouldn’t it be embarrassing I asked the truth directly.
Lee Seung-gi said, “People who have been with the club for a long time said that they were very sorry (to break up). I also had the same heart. I didn’t send it to the team. It’s a pity that I couldn’t say goodbye to the fans, but the situation in Jeonbuk is like that… I wonder if I can have a retirement ceremony after I retire.” 메이저놀이터
There was only one reason I had to leave Jeonju, leaving behind my regretful heart, ‘the ground’. After joining, Lee Seung-gi, who led Jeonbuk to win 6 K-League 1 championships and 2 FA Cup championships, and was selected as the Help Award (2014) and Best Eleven (2014, 2017), and built a splendid career, It gradually decreased over time. In the 2022 season, he played less than 20 games (16 games) in the league for the first time after joining Jeonbuk. Last winter, with the recruitment of Kim Gun-woong, Lee Soo-bin, and Oh Jae-hyuk, their position was narrowed.
Lee Seung-gi said, “Leaving the team’s generational change, I asked myself if I was unable to play because of my skills.” “Originally, I wanted to retire at the age of 36. However, as I continued training, I wanted to do more, and I felt that my body was fine. I didn’t leave because I didn’t feel good with the team. I was looking for a place to continue. It’s what I chose.”