A South Korean professional football player who currently plays sthe captain of South Korean national team squad and also for Premier League club Swansea City as a central midfielder.Early Life (Childhood)
He was born in Gwangju, South Korea. He was sent to Australia by his parents to learn English and play football. In Australia he played football for John Paul College and developed his football skills.Interesting Facts
He is very popular for his vision, shooting skill, long passing , strong ball possesion, tackle technique ,along with his good set pieces. He is known as "David" which is his English name of him in Australia.Personal Life
He officially announced he is dating actress Han Hye-jin in March 2013, later on the engaged in May 2013. They performed their marriage ceremony in International Hotel Seoul.Achievement
He has been awarded with many honorable award. Individually he has been awarded with K League Best XI in 2008, 2009, Asian Young Footballer of the Year 2009, SPL Young Player of the Month in 2010–11 October.Rumor
In 2011 during the 2011 AFC Asian Cup semi-final match between Japan and South Korea, he created controversy by celebrating his scoring by making a monkey face front of a pitchside camera in an allegedly racist insult at Japanese people.