Hong Myung-bo

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Hong Myung-bo
Hong Myung-Bo.jpg
Hong in 2013
Personal information
Date of birth (1969-02-12) 12 February 1969 (age 52)
Place of birth Seoul, South Korea
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Position(s) Defender (retired)
Club information
Current team
Ulsan Hyundai (manager)
Youth career
1981–1983[1] Kwanghee Middle School
1984–1986[1] Dongbuk High School
College career
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1987–1990 Korea University
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1991 Sangmu FC (draft)
1992–1997 POSCO Atoms 110 (14)
1997–1998 Bellmare Hiratsuka 42 (0)
1999–2001 Kashiwa Reysol 72 (7)
2002 Pohang Steelers 19 (0)
2003–2004 LA Galaxy 38 (0)
Total 281 (21)
National team
2000 South Korea U23 (WC) 1 (0)
1991[2] South Korea Universiade
1990–2002 South Korea 136 (10)
Teams managed
2009 South Korea U20
2009–2012 South Korea U23
2013–2014 South Korea
2016–2017 Hangzhou Greentown
2021– Ulsan Hyundai
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Hong Myung-Bo (born 12 February 1969) is a South Korean professional athlete. He is best known as an association football player. He has played for Korean national team.[3]

Club career statistics[change | change source]

Club statistics League CupLeague CupTotal
SeasonClubLeague AppsGoals AppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoals
South KoreaLeague Korean FA Cup League CupTotal
1992 Pohang Steelers K-League 29 1 - 8 0 37 1
1993 11 1 - 1 0 12 1
1994 17 4 - 0 0 17 4
1995 24 1 - 7 0 31 1
1996 29 7 5 0 34 7
1997 0 0 6 0 6 0
JapanLeague Emperor's Cup J.League CupTotal
1997 Bellmare Hiratsuka J. League 1 10 0 3 1 0 0 13 1
1998 32 0 2 0 0 0 34 0
1999 Kashiwa Reysol J. League 1 28 5 4 2 5 2 37 9
2000 29 2 2 0 2 0 33 2
2001 15 0 0 0 3 0 18 0
South KoreaLeague Korean FA Cup League CupTotal
2002 Pohang Steelers K-League 19 0 0 0 19 0
United StatesLeague U.S. Open Cup MLS Cup PlayoffsTotal
2003 Los Angeles Galaxy Major League Soccer 25 0 2 0 27 2
2004 13 0 0 0 13 0
Country South Korea 129 14 27 0 156 14
Japan 114 7 11 3 10 2 135 12
United States 38 0 2 0 40 0
Total 281 21 13 3 37 2 331 26

International career statistics[change | change source]

Hong has played in over 100 international matches.[4]

Korea Republic national team
YearAppsGoals
1990 20 2
1991 1 0
1992 3 1
1993 18 2
1994 14 4
1995 5 0
1996 16 1
1997 12 0
1998 8 0
1999 5 0
2000 11 0
2001 7 0
2002 16 0
Total 136 10

Korea Football Association's official record is 135 matches 9 goals

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 ‘영원한 리베로’ 홍명보, 한국의 베켄바우어를 향해 (in Korean). JoongAng Ilbo. 2007-09-21. Retrieved 2020-12-20.
  2. 2.0 2.1 체육계 쪽지. Naver.com (in Korean). The Hankyoreh. 19 May 1991.
  3. National-Football-Teams.com, "Hong, Myung-Bo"; retrieved 2012-9-5.
  4. Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation (RSSSF), "Myung-Bo Hong, Century of International Appearances"; retrieved 2012-9-5.