Reporter Han Jae-hyun = Gwangju FC Present and future Um Ji-seong is trying to rewrite the history of the K-League with the heyday of this season.
Um Ji-seong, who celebrated his 3rd year as a pro this season, is running a successful career. In 2021, his debut season, he left a strong impression, and even after being relegated to the K League 2, he was very active and even won the 2022 K League 2 Young Player Award.
Uhm Ji-seong, who returned to the K-League 1 after a year, was different from others. He attended a press conference held at Barev Hotel in Seogwipo, Jeju Special Self-Governing Province at 10 am on the 8th.
Um Ji-seong said, “I am preparing well. He’s trying to work harder for the rest of his days. He returned to the K-League 1 and thinks it is a sufficiently competitive team. I think I will show a good figure,” he showed confidence.
He has his first head-to-head match with his former colleague and senior, Eom Won-sang (Ulsan Hyundai). There is no choice but to pay attention to the confrontation between the two players who have similar tendencies and past and future of Gwangju.
Um Ji-seong said, “We played on the same line. Feelings are new and exciting. He was a senior who competed while playing games together, and I admired him.” However, he said, “I will do my best to compete on the pitch as a player-to-player. He said that I use my left foot better. You just have to show it in the arena,” he expressed his desire to compete.
– How do you feel about winter training?
I am well prepared. I am trying to work harder for the rest of the period. I came back to the K-League 1, and I think it is a sufficiently competitive team. I think it will look good.
-What is your personal goal?
Last year, I set a goal of 10 goals. Rather than set a number this season, I try to do more. I can be complacent, so I try to do it until I can.
– How do you feel about facing Um Won-sang?
We played on the same line. Feelings are new and exciting. He was a senior who competed while playing together, and I admired him. I will do my best to compete on the field as a player-to-player. He said that I use my left foot better. You can show it in the arena.
-What football do you want in K League 1?
I have fun training and playing games. Our players are following the coach’s soccer well. I think I will show more aggressive football than last year.
-Compared to the debut season two years ago?
I don’t remember what I did on the pitch during my debut season. Last year, this season, I know my role well in the team. As I play, I feel like I am gaining experience. I’m following the tempo of the game. I think it hasn’t changed in the offensive part because I showed it while playing the game. 메이저사이트
-What is director Lee Jung-hyo’s emphasis?
I’ve been told a lot since last year to tell me not to be complacent and to keep trying to score goals. I heard that when you score 1 goal, you become lazy. You have to complement that to grow and increase your points.
-What motivates the national team?
Coming out of the competition is the stage that all players dream of. There are limitations. It is an honor to represent Korea. It’s not that I don’t think. great motivation Opportunity comes when you show a good performance in the K-League 1.
– How is the atmosphere after promotion?
I trained in a good atmosphere. I played the season because last year was good. Veteran hyungs also helped. seems to have yielded results. Thanks to the young players who sacrificed and helped me well, I think I ended up with good results and a good season.
-What does your own ceremony mean?
It means the thumb on the right hand and the last name on the left hand after my name.
-What did you feel while watching the performances of Jung Sang-bin and Yang Hyeon-jun, who are of the same age?
He has no impatience. He seems to have supported me as a friend. He also has experience in the spotlight. There is also great motivation. If we continue to perform well together, he thinks that we will meet at a higher position.