FC Seoul striker Ji Dong-won, who scored a goal for the first time in two years and two months, shared his thoughts on the future of his career as a player, along with the psychological pressure he has experienced so far.
Seoul won 2-1 thanks to goals from Na Sang-ho and Ji Dong-won against Gangwon FC in the 34th round of Hana One Q K League 1 2023 held at Seoul World Cup Stadium on the 22nd.
In particular, Ji Dong-won’s winning goal, who scored for the first time in 805 days, played an important role in Seoul’s victory that day.
Seoul fell to Final B after losing to Jeonbuk Hyundai in the final game of the regular league (round 33). However, Seoul, which was already 16 points behind Suwon FC in 10th place before the game, was lacking motivation to avoid relegation even if it lost the remaining 5 games.
Nevertheless, it was necessary for the depressed atmosphere as they fell to Final B, and Ji Dong-won’s winning goal played an even greater role.굿모닝토토
Ji Dong-won, who was selected as the Distinguished Player after the game and held a press conference, first expressed his gratitude to the Guardians (Seoul Supporters), saying, “Even when the team atmosphere was not good, many fans came and supported us, which was a great help.”
Ji Dong-won then expressed his thoughts, saying, “I don’t think there is a game that isn’t important. (And today) I wasn’t able to take advantage of every scoring opportunity, but I’m happy that I scored a goal and won.”
Ji Dong-won, who scored 805 days after the Gwangju FC match in August 2021, said, “I felt sorry to the fans (for not being able to score a goal so far),” and “I learned how to score goals during conversations with my teammates during training. “I even said I felt like I lost it. I hope today’s score won’t be my last,” he said.
Ji Dong-won said, “(The moment I scored) I thought this moment had finally come for me. After the game, Ilyuchenko told me that he deserved to score today because he never gave up. His words speak for me. “It was the same,” he said, expressing his feelings about scoring a goal after a long time.
When asked about his future plans, he said, “I don’t know how much longer I will continue as a player, but there are many players who are better than me, but I really enjoy playing soccer right now. I want to continue playing soccer more,” expressing that he still has a strong will to continue playing soccer. did.