The FIFA Under-20 World Cup kicks off the day after tomorrow (21st). If there was Lee Kang-in 4 years ago, who wrote the first runner-up myth, this time, ‘Kang Seong-jin’ is attracting attention as the ace who will lead the glory.
With Maradona at the head,메이저놀이터 Messi and Pogba, and Lee Kang-in, who won the MVP by leading Korea’s runner-up myth in the last tournament, the opening of the World Cup under the age of 20, which is known as the ‘gateway to stardom’, is approaching in two days, preparing for the final stage in Argentina. Seongjin Kang’s heart is full of excitement and anticipation.
[Kang Seong-jin/U-20 National Soccer Team striker: I’ve been dreaming of this competition since I was young, and I’ll prepare well to show you a good performance.] Like Lee Kang-in, Kang Seong-jin, who has good dribble breaking ability and a good left-footed shot, is an Asian player
. He played a big role in the preliminaries and played a decisive role in our country’s advancement to the finals.
Kang Seong-jin, who drew attention early as the future of Korean football, made his debut in the K-League two years ago as a senior in high school and garnered attention while simultaneously studying and professional life.
The global sports media’The Athletic’ has selected him as a promising player to shine in the 2026 World Cup, leaving a record of his growth process.
Starting with the match against France on the 23rd, Korea will take on a powerful challenge to recreate the glory of 2019, and Kang Seong-jin is determined to climb to the highest level possible.
[Kang Seong-jin/U-20 soccer team striker: Since the older brothers finished runner-up in the last tournament, I think we can do it too, and it seems that it is made with confidence, so I think we can do well.] (Video coverage: Park Seung-won, video editing