Kim Jin-hyeon

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Kim Jin-hyeon
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Kim with South Korea in 2013
Personal information
Full name Kim Jin-hyeon
Date of birth (1987-07-06) 6 July 1987 (age 34)
Place of birth Suwon, South Korea
Height 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) [1]
Position(s) Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
Cerezo Osaka
Number 21
Youth career
2006–2008 Dongguk University
Senior career*
2009– Cerezo Osaka 416 (0)
National team
2005–2007 South Korea U-20 17 (0)
2011– South Korea 16 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league onlyand correct as of 30 May 2021
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 11 September 2018
Kim Jin-hyeon
Revised Romanization Gim Jinhyeon
McCune–Reischauer Kim Jinhyŏn

Kim Jin-hyeon (Korean : 김진현; Hanja: 金鎭鉉; Korean pronunciation:  [kim.dʑin.ɦjʌn] ; [2] born 6 July 1987) is a South Korean football goalkeeper who currently plays for Cerezo Osaka.


International career

Kim made 3 appearances for South Korea U-20 in the 2007 FIFA U-20 World Cup. [3] He made his national team debut on 30 May 2012 in a friendly match against Spain. [4]

Kim became the starting goalkeeper for the national team in the 2015 Asian Cup with the exception of the match against Kuwait. He kept a clean sheet throughout the tournament until the final against Australia, where he conceded two goals in a 2–1 defeat. He was later nominated for the Best Goalkeeper award in the tournament.

Kim has been the main goal keeper for Cerezo Osaka since 2009. In the 2017 J-League season, Cerezo Osaka won two cups and a third in the league and won the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Champions League qualification. [5]

In May 2018 he was named in South Korea's preliminary 28 man squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. [6]

Career statistics


Updated to 30 May 2021. [7] [8] [9]

Club performanceLeagueCupLeague CupContinentalOtherTotal
JapanLeague Emperor's Cup League Cup AFC Other 1 Total
2009 Cerezo Osaka J2 League 50010500
2010 J1 League 1901050250
2011 340301090470
2012 3400050390
2013 3402080440
2014 310400080470
2015 J2 League 240002 [lower-alpha 1] 0260
2016 390102 [lower-alpha 2] 0420
2017 J1 League 3102040370
2018 3401000401 [lower-alpha 3] 0400
2019 340000000340
2020 34030370
2021 18000000000180
Career total4160150260210504830

1Includes Japanese Super Cup and J1/J2 Playoffs.

  1. J1/J2 Playoffs
  2. J1/J2 Playoffs
  3. Japanese Super Cup

International clean sheets

As of 11 September 2018 [10]
Results list South Korea's goal tally first.



Cerezo Osaka


South Korea

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  1. "2018 FIFA World Cup: List of players" (PDF). FIFA. 7 July 2018. p. 16.
  2. In isolation, Jin-hyeon is pronounced [tɕin.ɦjʌn]
  3. "KIM Jin Hyeon". FIFA . Retrieved 18 November 2009.
  4. "Spain ease past Korea Republic". FIFA. 30 May 2012. Retrieved 31 May 2012.
  5. "日 언론, "GK 김진현 10년째 부동의 수호신"". STN SPORTS(in Korean).
  6. "Revealed: Every World Cup 2018 squad – 23-man & preliminary lists & when will they be announced?". Goal. Retrieved 18 May 2018.
  7. Nippon Sports Kikaku Publishing inc./日本スポーツ企画出版社, "J1&J2&J3選手名鑑ハンディ版 2018 (NSK MOOK)", 7 February 2018, Japan, ISBN   978-4905411529 (p. 26 out of 289)
  8. Nippon Sports Kikaku Publishing inc./日本スポーツ企画出版社(in Korean), "2017 J1&J2&J3選手名鑑 (NSK MOOK)", 8 February 2017, Japan, ISBN   978-4905411420 (p. 146 out of 289)
  9. "Kim Jin-hyeon". Retrieved 20 November 2016.
  10. "KFA - Kim Jin-hyeon".