Lee Chung-Yong Net Worth, Biography, Wife, Career, and Awards

Lee Chung-Yong Net Worth, Biography, Wife, Career, and Awards

Lee Chung-Yong is the South Korean winger who plays as right wing and also plays from the position of right midfield if the situation demands. He is popular as Chung among his fans and mates. Currently, the Chung is playing for the national team of South Korea and apart from that, he is also involved in his Current Premier League Club, Crystal Palace.

Lee Chung-Yong played Football since his childhood and was very passionate about it. However, Chung is well-known for his dribbling skills and has a strong defensive contribution in the game.

Lee Chung-Yong Childhood and Youth

Lee Chung-Yong is the native of Seoul, South Korea born on 2nd July 1988 under Cancer zodiac. Reviewing his nationality, he is Korean and falls under Asian ethnicity.

Raised up in the Seoul, he was a brave and courageous person since his childhood. However, he becomes very active in sports from a very young age. Fortunately, his passion or maybe his fate served him well and he gained success in his life ahead.

On moving towards his youth career, he attended Dobong Middle School where he began his football career as a youth in the year 2011. Chung, however, was in the club for two successive seasons gaining his skilled and being trained.

Lee Chung-Yong Personal Life and Wife

Lee Chug-Yong relationship status is married. He got married to his beautiful girlfriend named Park Geun-Hye. The celebrated their wedding ceremony at Hotel Shila in Seoul among family, and relatives on the 12th of July 2014. Moreover, Lee Chung-Yong is the devoted husband and is living a harmonious relationship with his wife.

Besides from his professional carer, the player is far from the social networking sites like Instagram and Twitter.

Speaking about his physique, Lee Chung-Yong cherishes the standing height that is 6 feet 1 inches tall with the proper healthy weight of 69 kg in scale.

Lee Chung-Yong Club Career and Achievements

Lee Chung-Yong is one of the young and versatile players capable of playing in any position and he has been able to accumulate a huge amount of fan following and achievements as well.

Chung-Yong Professional Career

The main achievements of Chung-Yong came after representing the South Korean professional football club, FC Seoul professionally in 2004. His debut game for the club came in the K league in 2006 and later, served several years in the reserve team of FC Seoul. However, his winning goal for his main team FC Seoul came over Suwon Samsung Bluewings on March 7, 2009. In the same year, he left the club.

Lee Chung-Yong career in the club Bolton Wanderers

Lee Chug0-Yong made his way to Premier League club, Bolton Wanderers on July 9, 2009, with the transfer fee of £2.2 million. His debut game for Bolton Wanderers came over Sunderland on 15 August 2009, contributing 1-0 loss. However, his first goal for the club came over Birmingham City on September 26, 2009. Later, in 2015, he left the club after scoring 14 goals in 153 games.

Currently, the footballer is playing for Crystal Palace with whom he signed his new contract on February 2, 2015.

Lee Chung-Yong International Career

Lee Chung-Yong has represented his national team at their U20 and  U23 national teams. However, his first international appearances for South Korean came over Jordan on May 31, 2008, under Huh Jung-Moo. Following that, he has also represented his national team at 2014 FIFA World cup and for 2015 AFC Asian Cup. His national teammates include Hwang Seok-Ho and Kim Seung-Gyu.

Lee Chung-Yong Total Net Worth and Salary

Lee Chung-Yong maintains healthy earning from his career as a footballer but, his estimated net worth is not clearly mentioned in any of the sites. It means his net worth is mysterious. In addition, his weekly salary is €36K which he gets paid by his current club.