Shin Jae-won (25) conveyed his impressions of playing for Seongnam FC, where Indonesia’s ‘father’ Shin Tae-yong played.
Shin Jae-won, wearing a Seongnam FC uniform ahead of this season, attended the press conference for the 4th K-League field training held at the Sports Park Hotel in Namhae, Gyeongnam on the 2nd and said, “Since I was young, Seongnam has been a special team for me.” Shin Jae-won, who started his professional life at FC Seoul in the 2019 season, played for Ansan and Suwon FC. On the 3rd of last month, he
made a nest in Seongnam.
It is a multiplayer with quick feet. It is evaluated that the ability to dribble and shoot through quick feet, and the ability to cross from a distance is an advantage.
On this day, Shin Jae-won said, “I am grateful to come to Seongnam. I am grateful to the coach and the club for giving me the opportunity. This season’s club’s The goal is promotion. I will also run with the goal of promotion,” said
the Seongnam players who went through the 1st Thailand off-season training (January
4-27) unanimously saying, “It was a very difficult training.” Shin Jae-won said, “I joined the team late and it was difficult for about three days. I heard that it was very difficult from December. I was also very sick for a day or two. I couldn’t say that I was sick because I joined the team late (laughs), but it was a really tough training.
” Shin Jae-won, who can play the position, said, “The most comfortable position is at the top (wing forward). It’s because I’ve been attacking since I was young. It’s a position where I can demonstrate my strengths,” but said, “I’ll try to follow the tactics well.”
If you go deep, Shin Jae-won and Seongnam are inseparable. Shin Jae-won’s father Shin Tae-yong, the current coach of the Indonesian national football team, is a ‘Seongnam Legend’. He is the person who led the heyday of Seongnam in the past.
From 1992 to 2004, coach Shin Tae-yong played for Seongnam FC’s predecessors, Ilhwa Chunma, Cheonan Ilhwa, and Seongnam Ilhwa. It is a legend that left his career record of 401 games, 99 goals and 68 assists.
Coach Shin Tae-yong recorded 60 points and 60 assists for the first time in the K-League in 2003. He also achieved the first 400 appearances in the 먹튀검증 K-League.
Not only this. He also succeeded as a manager in Seongnam. Shin Tae-yong, who has been in charge of Seongnam since 2009, won the 2010 Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Champions League.
Shin Jae-won said, “I didn’t worry about going to Seongnam,” and “Since I was young, Seongnam has been a special team for me. My parents also liked it very much. I do have a feeling of pressure. This is because his father is a Seongnam legend. But what if I was born like this? It would be nice if I could do as well as my father, but I will try my best to reach that position (his father achieved).”
He said he also heard advice from director Shin Tae-yong. Shin Jae-won said, “My father said, ‘Have confidence. The difference in skill is the difference in confidence. He told me a lot, “I can do well enough.”
He said, “Even now, my father’s uniforms and photos are full of Seongnam days. Yellow was my favorite color when I was little. It’s black now. I also did a lot of exercise at the Tancheon Stadium. Going to Tancheon Stadium will give you a new feeling. I want to run on the field as soon as possible.”
Shin Jae-won, born in 1998, is also looking forward to the 2026 World Cup in North and Central America. He said, “When his father was in charge of the Korean national team, he went and watched the 2018 World Cup in Russia. Seeing the players boarding chartered planes and being treated gave me a dream of ‘participating in the World Cup’. He thought that if he was a soccer player, he must go out once. The goal of the 2026 World Cup, I will work with the mindset of starting again this year.”
In the upcoming season opener on March 1st, Shin Jae-won meets his younger brother Shin Jae-hyeok (Ansan Greeners) on the ground.
Shin Jae-won said, “We talked about the opening match while on vacation. His brother always tries to win me over. He said, ‘I’m going to wipe it out with a tackle’ (laughs)” and said, “I asked my mother who she would cheer for, and she said she would cheer for a ‘good son’.”