Sunderland’s Latest Signing Ji Dong-Won Factfile

Stadium of Light’s latest signing is from South Korea

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1991: Born in Jeju-do, South Korea on May 28.

2007-08: Has a brief spell on trial with then Premier League club Reading.

2010: January – Leaves Gwangyang Jecheol high school to join K-League side Chunnam Dragons.

November: Ends his first season with the Dragons having scoring seven goals in 22 league appearances. His team finished 10th out of 15 teams in the K-League.

2011: January – Scores four goals to help South Korea to third place in the 2011 Asian Cup, including a brace in his country’s 3-2 third-place play-off victory against Uzbekistan. Ji also scored two goals in the 4-1 group stage win over India.

June 11: Ji scores in his last game for Chunnam Dragons.

June 30: Joins Sunderland on a three-year contract.

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