‘World class’ defender Kim Min-jae is also showing great influence at Bayern Munich.
Britain’s Daily Mail reported on the 13th (Korean time), citing Germany’s Bild, that “Bayern Munich’s locker room leader structure has been leaked.” ‘Built’ placed Kim Min-jae in the hierarchy just below the captain and reported, “Kim Min-jae is leaving a deep impression with his meticulous approach to training.”
Kim Min-jae,스포츠토토 who joined Turkye Fenerbahce through Jeonbuk Hyundai and Beijing Guoan, showed tremendous performance despite being the first player to enter Europe in his career and moved to Serie Napoli in the 2022-23 season. Despite moving to a higher stage after just one season, Kim Min-jae played an active role as the team’s key defender and played a ‘leading role’ in bringing home the league championship trophy for the first time in 33 years. He was also selected as one of the league’s best elevens, making him a ‘world-class’ defender in name and reality. was born again.
In addition, Kim Min-jae, who joined Munich for a transfer fee of 50 million euros (approximately 71.6 billion won) along with his performance in Italy last season, is gaining the trust of coach Thomas Tuchel by starting all three games in the early league. Even though it is early in the season, it is very encouraging to see that he is starting and up against competition from top level players such as Matthias de Ligt and Dayot Upa Meccano. Munich fans also have high expectations for Kim Min-jae, who showed outstanding performance throughout Europe last season.
Along with his tremendous performance, he also received a happy birthday. Kim Min-jae was named on the list of 30 candidates for the 2023 Ballon d’Or announced by France Football on the 7th. As the award is given to the best football player, it also included numerous ‘world class’ players such as Lionel Messi, Erling Haaland (Manchester City) and Harry Kane (Bayern Munich). Even though the chances of winning the award were very small, it was clear that it had great meaning in being named alongside world-class athletes.
If Kim Min-jae wins points through the reporters’ vote, he will once again write his historic record. Son Heung-min (Tottenham Hotspur) in 2022 is the only Korean player to be included in the Ballon d’Or list and earn points. At that time, Son Heung-min ranked 11th with 5 points. Kim Min-jae, who showed outstanding performance last season among the world’s defenders, seems to have a good chance of scoring points.
Kim Min-jae has been recognized for these performances and is exerting influence on the team. ‘Bild’ evaluated Kim Min-jae, who was named in the hierarchy just below the captain along with Kingsley Coman and Leon Goretzka, saying, “He is already used to playing a leadership role in Naples, and even Jamal Musiala is listening to Kim Min-jae’s advice.”
Meanwhile, Munich’s captains Joshua Kimmich, Thomas Müller, and ‘freshman’ Harry Kane were named in the leader hierarchy revealed by ‘Bild’. Bild said, “Kane is quickly making a mark among his new teammates following his £100 million (approximately KRW 165.9 billion) move from Tottenham to Munich, and he is already one of the three most important figures in the locker room.” . He added: “The reason Kane was able to join this tier is because Müller was with him for a recent round of golf in Munich.”
In addition, regarding Manuel Neuer, who was not named in the team despite being the captain, he explained, “Neuer is currently exerting influence in the hierarchy just below the captain. This is probably the result of being unable to play for a long time due to a leg injury.”