Quiet retirement after playing only for K League 1 FC Seoul for 20 years The club’s first number retired

Only at K-League 1 FC Seoul, Go Yo-han, who is taking off his soccer shoes after 20 years as a professional player, enjoys the honor of being recorded as the first player in the club’s history to have his number retired.

On the 2nd, the Seoul club announced the retirement of Go Yo-han and announced that his jersey number 13 would be permanently retired. This is the first number permanently retired in the club’s history.

Seoul said, “Go Yohan’s retirement was done with the hope that FC Seoul fans will forever commemorate him,” and “We will support the FC Seoul legend’s new soccer life through a grand retirement ceremony and permanent retirement ceremony that will be memorable for the player and his fans during the 2024 season.” “I plan to do it,” he said.

After finishing his 20-year career as a player, Go Yohan moved to coach Osan High School, FC Seoul’s youth team, and began his career as a coach.

Go Yohan, who joined Seoul in 2004 and made his first-team debut in 2006, has only played for one team.

He played in a total of 446 games wearing the Seoul uniform, including 366 games in the K League, 25 games in the Korea Football Association (FA) Cup, and 55 games in the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Champions League, scoring 40 goals and 39 assists.

Go Yohan also experienced winning a total of six times in Seoul, including the K League three times (2010, 2012, 2016), the FA Cup (2015), and the League Cup twice (2006, 2010).

Seoul said, “Go Yohan played in various positions whenever the team needed him. Despite his small stature, he overwhelmed his opponents on the ground with his tremendous activity level,” and added, “He served as captain for three seasons starting from the 2018 season and had an unforgettable presence both on and off the field. “It was shown,” he said.

Ko Go-han said, “When it was time to retire, I had a lot of worries. It was so sad to think that I wouldn’t be able to play again in front of the fans cheering me on at the Seoul World Cup Stadium. I hope our fans don’t forget the player named Ko Go-han.” . 스포츠토토

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