Related

Article

Hoffenheim sign birthday boy Kim

13 June 2014 13:23

Hoffenheim have confirmed the signing of Kim Jin-su from Albirex Niigata for an undisclosed fee.

The left-back, who celebrates his 22nd birthday on Friday, joins the Bundesliga club on a four-year deal following two and a half seasons in the Japanese top flight with his first professional club.

Kim was named in South Korea's initial 23-man squad for the FIFA World Cup, but was forced to withdraw after failing to overcome an ankle ligament injury.

His place was taken by another Germany-based Korean in the shape of Mainz full-back Park Joo-ho.

However, Kim has used his unwanted break as a chance to resolve his long-term future.

Kim started all 76 of his career appearances for Albirex Niigata, meaning he is yet to come off the bench as a professional - a record that also stretches to his nine international caps.

Sponsored links

Wednesday 8 July

Tuesday 7 July

23:52
23:17
22:58
22:37
21:49
21:36
21:30
21:16
20:39
19:26
19:12
18:06
18:01
17:47
17:38
16:46
15:57
14:47
14:29
13:43
13:32
12:59
12:32
12:27
12:03
11:18
10:31
10:04
09:49
06:58
05:43
05:36
03:04

Monday 6 July

23:41
22:08
21:11
20:18
20:11
19:47
18:50
18:34
18:24
17:33
17:19
17:09
17:05
16:40
16:29
16:07
15:39
14:22
13:38
13:24
13:08
13:05
11:49
11:21
10:24
09:37
08:19
07:34
07:04
04:20
04:13
03:15
02:50
02:49
01:49

Facebook