Jang Hyun-soo is a South Korean Footballer currently playing in the Saudi Professional League and is on the same team as of Brazilian Star Naymar Jr Al-Hilal.
The young Korean player Jang Soo is only 31 years old as he was born on 28 September 1991. He was born and brought up in the Seoul city, South Korea.
Early Life and Football Beginnings
He was interested in football from a young age. Jang soo joined his first football team back in his middle school days. Jang Hyun Soo joined Kyunghee Middle School from 2004 to 2006. Later, when he got promoted to high school, he was added to the Kyunghee High School team from 2007 to 2009.
Professional Football Journey of Jang Hyun-Soo
To get his degree, Soo joined Yonsei University; he also joined the football team there as well.
In 2012-13, Hyun Soo joined his first professional club, FC Tokyo, which participated in the J1 League. There, he played 40 games and scored around four goals.
In the 2014 season, after seeing Jang Hyun’s game, many clubs wanted to sign him; he joined Guangzhou City Football Club, stayed there till the 2017 season, and in 2017, he again joined his old club, FC Tokyo.
The real career-changing opportunity for Jang arrived in 2019 when Saudi Arabian Club Al-Hilal approached him to sign up for their club.
Jang Hyun Soo signed Al-Hilal for a 3-year contract in 2019 as a midfielder. He has made a total of 90 plus appearances for Al-Hilal.
He is performing very well with Al-Hilal, and management is also happy with Jang Soo. They are constantly extending his contract.
One more thing about Jang Hyun Soo’s wall of fame is that he was also part of Riyadh’s all-star team, playing beside Cristiano Ronaldo against PSG in a friendly match; during this match, he also scored a goal.
Jang Hyun-soo International Career
The same is the case here, too; he loved football and started playing from an early age. In 2009, he joined the South Korea U20 team, and in 2013, he joined the National Team of South Korea.
Jang Hyun Soo has played 58 games for the Korean team. In 2018, the Korean Football Association put a lifetime ban on Jang Hyan-soo and fined him $36000 or 30 million won, too. This was due to fake records relating to his military service.
Jang has not completed the required hours of community service to get a military training exemption.
Jang Hyun-soo’s Wife And Children
The 33-year-old Jang Hyun-soo is not yet married, and he does not have any children as of today. He lives a very lowkey life; details about his girlfriend are still unknown to the world.
Jang Hyun-soo’s Parents and Siblings
The same is the case of his parents, who are unknown to the world. The player lives a very private life. Jang’s fans want to know more about his family, but this information is still unknown.
Jang Hyun-soo Height, Weight, and Jersey Number
Jang Hyun’s height is 1.86m (6ft 1in), and his weight is 82 kg. As he is banned from his national team, but for Al-Hilal Jang, Soo wears 20-number jersey.
Salary and Net Worth of Jang Hyun-Soo
People know that Saudis have unlimited oil money, and they pay a lot to the players of the Saudi Pro League. Al-Hilal signed Neymar Jr. for a $300 million salary.
Jang Hyun-soo earns quite a handsome salary from the club, which is £800k yearly, and if we break it into weekly, it becomes £16.7k weekly.
The estimated net worth of Jang Hyun-soo is around $1 – $3 million, and this net worth includes his cars, homes, and all the cash assets.
FAQ’S of Jang Hyun-Soo
Q. Who is Jang Hyun-Soo?
A. Jang Hyun-Soo is a professional footballer who is a midfielder in the Al-Hilal football club.
Q. How tall is Jang Hyun-Soo?
A. Jang Hyun-soo’s height is 1.86m (6ft 1in).
Q. Which clubs have Jang Hyun-soo played for?
A. Jang Soo has played for many clubs, including FC Tokyo, Guangzhou City Football Club, and AL-Hilal.
Q. Did Jang Hyun Soo play in the World Cup?
A. Yes, he played in the 2018 Russia World Cup.
Q. Is Jang Hyun-soo still an active football player?
A. Yes, he plays for the club as a midfielder. Jang Hyun-soo was banned from the Korean National team in 2018 for a lifetime.
Q. How much is Jang Hyun-Soo net worth?
A. The estimated net worth of Jang Hyun-soo is around $1 – $3 million.