Football in Asia, although their football background is not as developed as European or South American football. Asian players have world-class qualities.
Here are the most famous players from Asia.
1. Park Ji-sung
He is a former Korean professional football player who used to be a midfielder, and is currently the club ambassador for Manchester United.
Born in Goheung, Jeollanam-do, Park is the most successful Asian footballer in history, having won 19 titles in his career. He was the first Asian footballer to win the UEFA Champions League, to participate in the UEFA Champions League final, as well as the first Asian to win the FIFA Club World Cup. Park can be played anywhere in midfield and is noted for his exceptional fitness, discipline, work ethic, and off-ball movement.
Park’s talent was received by Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson and he signed Park for a fee of around £ 4 million in July 2005. During his time at United, Park won the Premier League four times and also won. the UEFA Champions League 2007– 2008 and the 2008 FIFA Club World Cup. He moved to Queens Park Rangers in July 2012 after reducing his appearances for Manchester United last season. However, a season of injury disruption with QPR, combined with the club’s relegation, led to Park rejoining PSV on loan for the 2013-14 season.
As a member of the Korean national team, Park won 100 points and scored 13 goals. He was a member of the team that finished fourth at the 2002 World Cup. He also represented his country at the 2006 World Cup and was the captain at the 2010 FIFA World Cup. Park scored in three consecutive leagues (Korea first and only second Asian player to do so) and is currently South Korea’s top scorer at the World Cup final with three goals , along with Ahn Jung-hwan and Son Heung-Min.