Best player in the Super Cup final Joined the Klinsmann on the 5th
Lee Kang-in, who held his first championship trophy after moving to French professional soccer team Paris Saint-Germain (PSG), said, “I had a desire to win.”
PSG won 2-0 in the 2023 Tropez des Champions (French Super Cup) against Toulouse held at Parc des Princes in Paris, France on the 4th (Korean time), reaching the top of the competition for the 12th time in total.
They won the game thanks to Lee Kang-in’s go-ahead goal three minutes after the game started and Kylian Mbappe’s additional goal in the 44th minute of the first half.
Lee Kang-in, who wore the PSG uniform in July of last year, experienced the joy of his first win after transferring.
According to the A-match convocation regulations, Lee Kang-in had to leave his team on the 2nd and join the national soccer team that set up a training camp in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE), but he played this match after receiving permission from coach Jurgen Klinsmann.
The PSG club also persuaded Lee Kang-in, who had to leave the team for more than a month due to selection for the Asian Cup, to participate in the Super Cup.
Lee Kang-in, who won his first championship after joining PSG, joined Klinsmann with good energy. Lee Kang-in leaves his team and arrives in the UAE on the morning of the 5th local time.
Lee Kang-in, who was selected as the ‘Man of the match’ for the French Super Cup, said, “I had a desire to win before the game,” and “I worked hard to help my team and teammates.”
He continued, “It helps a lot to work with the best players in the world. I learn a lot from them. “I am very happy with my teammates,” he added.
On this day, Lee Kang-in recorded two effective shots and one key pass, including the first winning goal. He also boasted a high pass success rate of 96%.
Sofa Score, a European soccer statistics site, gave Lee Kang-in a rating of 8 after the game. It is the second highest score on the team after Ashraf Hakimi (8.6 points). 19가이드03