“14 contests – 13 wins”…Kim Min-jae, the only player who lost 1 contest in the World Cup

Kim Min-jae was the best player in the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar in terms of competition.

Soccer statistics media ‘Squawka’ highlighted on the 20th (Korean time), “Kim Min-jae is the only player who lost just once in the Qatar World Cup competition.” Kim Min-jae played three finals as a member of the Republic of Korea. He started in the group stage matches against Uruguay and Ghana, and missed the match against Portugal in the third match due to injury. In the match against Brazil in the round of 16, he returned to the starting lineup and played an active role.

He continued the monstrous defense seen at Napoli. Kim Min-jae, who proved his skills at Fenerbahce, moved to Napoli this summer. Kim Min-jae, who played as the starting pitcher as soon as he arrived, showed good defensive skills by perfectly filling the empty spot of Kalidou Koulibaly. He was good at building up and positioning, especially in terms of competition. He never outplayed the physically good Italian Serie A strikers. 메이저놀이터

It had overwhelming superiority both on the ground and in the air. It was also the reason Kim Min-jae received better reviews. continued at the World Cup. According to ‘Squawka’, Kim Min-jae’s total competition was 14 times. There were 11 aerial contests and 3 ground contests. He won 10 aerial contests and never lost a ground contest. In terms of percentage, the probability of winning the aerial contest was 90.91%, and the probability of winning the ground contest was 100%.

In other words, 13 out of 14 contests were won and only one was lost. It is a record that is hard to come by even for players who are strong in physical and post play. Kim Min-jae showed off his outstanding form in his World Cup. It’s a record that makes him feel even better considering he wasn’t in perfect shape.