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NAM TAE-HEE ( Hangul
Hangul
: 남태희; Korean pronunciation: ; born 3 July 1991 in Busan
Busan
) is a South Korean footballer currently playing for Qatari side Al-Duhail .

He is a versatile midfielder and can play as attacking midfielder or central midfielder .

CONTENTS

* 1 Club career

* 1.1 Lekhwiya

* 2 International career

* 2.1 International goals

* 3 Club career statistics

* 4 Honours

* 4.1 Club * 4.2 International

* 5 Background * 6 References * 7 External links

CLUB CAREER

Nam played in the U.K. professional football club Reading 's Youth Academy before in August 2008 his first professional contract signed in France
France
with Valenciennes FC
Valenciennes FC
. He played his debut on 8 August 2009 against AS Nancy
AS Nancy
and is currently the youngest Asian player to play in the Ligue 1
Ligue 1
at age 18.

In the winter break of the 2011-12 season , Nam agreed to leave Ligue 1 for Qatar
Qatar
Stars League giant Lekhwiya SC
Lekhwiya SC
on 26 December 2011.

LEKHWIYA

Nam made his debut on 1 January 2012 against Al Kharitiyath . He scored his first league goal from a free kick on 19 January 2012.

He made his AFC Champions League
AFC Champions League
debut on 7 March 2012, scoring the only goal against Saudi Al Ahli ., thereby scoring the first ever goal for Lekhwiya in any regional competition.

INTERNATIONAL CAREER

Nam has represented South Korea
South Korea
at U-13, U-15 and U-17, U-20 and U-23 levels. He made his debut for the Korean senior team on 9 February 2011 in a friendly against Turkey .

Nam represented South Korea
South Korea
at the 2012 Summer Olympics
2012 Summer Olympics
. He appeared as a substitute as Korea beat Japan in the bronze medal match at Cardiff
Cardiff
's Millennium Stadium
Millennium Stadium
.

On 22 December 2014, Nam was named in South Korea's squad for the 2015 AFC Asian Cup held in Australia
Australia
. In the team's second group match, Nam scored the only goal as Korea defeated Kuwait 1–0 to ensure qualification to the knockout stage .

INTERNATIONAL GOALS

Scores and results list South Korea's goal tally first.

GOAL DATE VENUE OPPONENT SCORE RESULT COMPETITION

1. 10 September 2014 Cheonan Stadium
Cheonan Stadium
, Cheonan
Cheonan
, South Korea
South Korea
Paraguay 2–0 2–0 Friendly

2. 13 January 2015 Canberra Stadium , Canberra
Canberra
, Australia
Australia
Kuwait 1–0 1–0 2015 AFC Asian Cup

3. 12 November 2015 Suwon World Cup Stadium , Suwon
Suwon
, South Korea Myanmar 4–0 4–0 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification

4. 15 November 2016 Seoul World Cup Stadium
Seoul World Cup Stadium
, Seoul
Seoul
, South Korea Uzbekistan 1–1 2–1 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification

CLUB CAREER STATISTICS

as of 10 April 2017

CLUB PERFORMANCE LEAGUE CUP LEAGUE CUP CONTINENTAL TOTAL

SEASON CLUB LEAGUE APPS GOALS APPS GOALS APPS GOALS APPS GOALS APPS GOALS

FRANCE LEAGUE COUPE DE FRANCE COUPE DE LA LIGUE EUROPE TOTAL

2009–10 Valenciennes FC
Valenciennes FC
Ligue 1
Ligue 1
6 0 1 0 2 0 - - 9 0

2010–11 18 0 1 0 2 0 - - 21 0

2011–12 13 0 0 0 0 0 - - 13 0

TOTAL 37 0 2 0 4 0 0 0 43 0

QATAR LEAGUE EMIR OF QATAR CUP LEAGUE CUP ASIA TOTAL

2011–12 Lekhwiya Qatar
Qatar
Stars League 10 5 0 0 0 0 6 1 16 6

2012–13 19 6 0 0 5 1 7 0 31 7

2013–14 24 12 1 0 7 2 9 2 41 16

2014–15 25 7 0 0 0 0 10 3 35 10

2015–16 25 10 0 0 0 0 7 2 32 12

2016–17 25 14 0 0 0 0 4 2 29 10

TOTAL 128 54 1 0 12 3 43 10 184 67

CAREER TOTAL 165 54 3 0 16 3 43 10 227 67

HONOURS

CLUB

LEKHWIYA

* QATAR STARS LEAGUE (4) : 2011–12 , 2013–14 , 2014–15 , 2016–17 * CROWN PRINCE CUP (2) : 2013 , 2015 * SHIEKH JASSEM CUP (2) : 2015 , 2016 * QATAR EMIR CUP (1) : 2016

INTERNATIONAL

SOUTH KOREA U23

* 2012 SUMMER OLYMPICS : Bronze Medal

SOUTH KOREA

* 2015 AFC ASIAN CUP : Silver Medal

BACKGROUND

Nam is hailed as the 'Korean Messi' by Valenciennes fans and has also been touted as a 'magician' and 'wonderkid'. He was Most Valuable Player three times in his youth career in the National Championships in South Korea
South Korea
. Nam became the youngest Korean footballer to play in a professional league in Europe as a result of this game. He is known for his very energetic playing style.

REFERENCES

* ^ Nam Taehee – Reading FC * ^ Valenciennes Profile * ^ A B C D E " Nam Tae-hee
Nam Tae-hee
debütiert als jüngster koreanischer Fußballer bei einem europäischen Erstligisten" (in German). VfL Wolfsburg . 10 August 2009. Retrieved 2009-05-28. * ^ " Lekhwiya replace Akram with Korea’s Nam Tae-Hee". Qatar Stars League . official website. 26 December 2011. Retrieved 2012-01-01. * ^ "AL KHARITIYATH VS. LEKHWIYA 1 - 1". Soccerway.com. 1 January 2012. Retrieved 2012-09-03. * ^ "LEKHWIYA VS. AL AHLI 1 - 0". Soccerway.com. 16 January 2012. Retrieved 2012-09-03. * ^ "Nam stunner propels Lekhwiya". dohastadiumplusqatar.com. 7 March 2012. Retrieved 2012-09-03. * ^ " South Korea
South Korea
2-0 Japan". New York Times. Retrieved 17 January 2014. * ^ "Few surprises as S. Korea announces roster for Asian Cup football tourney". Yonhap News. 22 December 2014. Retrieved 17 January 2015. * ^ " South Korea
South Korea
survive scare from Kuwait with 1-0 win in Canberra". Sydney Morning Herald. 13 January 2015. Retrieved 17 January 2015. * ^ "Nam, Tae-Hee". National Football Teams. Retrieved 28 January 2017.

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