“Welcome to Birmingham City!”

‘Korea women’s soccer veteran ace’ Cho So-hyun (35) wore the Birmingham City uniform of the new season England Women’s Soccer Championship 먹튀검증(second division).

Birmingham City Women’s Club, England, officially announced the recruitment of Cho So-hyun through its website on the 15th (Korean time). Under the heading ‘Birmingham City Women are delighted to announce the signing of Cho So-hyun and her contract’, it was announced that ‘We have signed South Korea women’s national soccer team member Cho So-hyun on a one-year contract with an option for one year.’ Her recruitment was confirmed after the season opened and she was given jersey number 20 instead of her preferred numbers 8 and 14.

Birmingham City is Cho So-hyun’s third English club. Cho So-hyun, who played for Suwon Urban Development Corporation from 2009 to 2010 and Incheon Hyundai Steel from 2011 to 2017, began competing on the European stage after playing on loan for Japan’s Kobe Ainak in 2016. In 2018, she moved to Avalsnes, Norway, becoming the first Korean female soccer player. A year later, in 2019, she moved to West Ham Women, where she played 24 league games over a year and a half until 2021, and she played full-time in the Women’s FA Cup final against Manchester City. Since she joined the Tottenham Women’s shirt on loan in January 2021, she has played a total of 32 games, including 28 in the league, over a year and a half.

Birmingham City Women, led by coach Darren Carter, finished second in the Championship in the 2022-2023 season after being relegated to last place in the first division Women’s Super League (WSL) in the 2021-2022 season. However, in the opening game of this season, they lost 0 to 1 against Blackburn on August 27th and lost 1 to 2 in a row against Crystal Palace on the 3rd, and suffered 1 draw and 2 losses in 3 games, falling to 11th place. . With the deadline for registering for this season’s transfer market approaching with the goal of promotion, they succeeded in recruiting all-weather midfielder Cho So-hyun, who was recognized as a ‘world-class ace’ by being selected as a global Team Visa player at the 2023 Australia-New Zealand World Cup. Cho So-hyun, who possesses all of her skills, stamina, and mentality, was given the mission to become a promoted missionary.

The 2023 FIFA Australia-New Zealand Women’s World Cup Group H third round match between Korea and Germany was held at Brisbane Stadium in Queensland, Australia, on August 3. Cho So-hyun, who scored the first goal, is happy with Choo Hyo-joo. <Copyright holder (c) Yonhap News, unauthorized reproduction and redistribution prohibited> Cho So-hyun’s contract with Tottenham expired ahead of the Women’s World Cup, and as she said, “Personally, I am more motivated than ever,” she scored the first goal in the third group match against Germany, which was pushed to the brink, and defeated Korea in a 1-1 draw. He gave the only World Cup goal and World Cup winning point. She became the only South Korean female soccer player to score two goals in a World Cup with her header against Spain in 2015 and the opening goal against Germany in 2023. Cho So-hyun is also the only player to have played in all 10 matches in her three World Cups.

Birmingham City also emphasized Cho So-hyun’s presence in Korean women’s soccer. ‘Cho So-hyun is one of Korea’s most outstanding female soccer players of all time. She holds the record, along with Ji So-yeon, for the most appearances for the Korean national team with 148,’ he wrote. ‘Cho So-hyun made her third consecutive appearance in the Women’s World Cup, scoring a goal against Germany in the final match of Group H of the Australia-New Zealand Women’s World Cup last July,’ the statement detailed. He added, ‘Cho So-hyun also won the KFA Player of the Year Award in 2015 when he was a member of Incheon Hyundai Steel,’ and expressed his warm welcome with one line, “Cho! Welcome to Birmingham (Welcome to Blues, Cho!)” .

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