‘Monster Defender’ Kim Min-jae (27, Naples) was also named in the ‘World Best 11’ for the 2022-2023 season selected by ‘Score 90’, a company specializing in soccer content.
On the 20th (Korean time), ‘Score 90’ released photos with 11 players of ‘Team of the Season’ through official social media. It is a selection of the ‘stars of stars’ that performed the best in the 2022-2023 season. 스포츠토토
Kim Min-jae, who led Napoli to the Italian Serie A title this season after 33 years, proudly made a name for himself. He was selected as a central defender along with Ruben Dias (Manchester City) based on a 4-3-3 formation. Left and right fullbacks are Alfonso Davies (Bayern Munich) and Kieran Trippier (Newcastle).
At the forefront of the ‘World’s Best 11’ are Kylian Mbappe (Paris Saint-Germain_, Elling Hollan (Manchester City), Vinicius (Real Madrid), midfielders Kevin De Bruyne, Ilkay Gundogan (Manchester City), It was Martin Odegard (Arsenal), and the goalkeeper was Thibaut Courtois (Real Madrid).
Kim Min-jae drew attention by raising his name as the only Asian as well as Italian Serie A player.
That is also true, Kim Min-jae has been reborn as the best defender in the big leagues. This season, while leading Napoli’s 0-point ERA (currently 25 runs in 35 games), he embraced the Scudetto (winning Serie A). According to soccer statistics media WhoScored.com, he recorded 80.4 successful passes per game (1st place) and a pass success rate of 90.8% (8th place). The average rating is also 7.1.
Kim Min-jae is a target for recruiting another big league club, including Manchester United, this summer. Amidst various speculations about his future, the selection of the World’s Best 11 makes his current status a reality.