“It’s not the end just because I was selected for the national team.”
Lee Jeong-hoo (25, Kiwoom Heroes) has consistently worn the Taegeuk mark since joining the pro in 2017. Starting with the 2017 APBC (Asian Professional Baseball Championship), the 2018 Jakarta Palembang Asian Games, the 2019 Premier 12, the 2021 Tokyo Olympics, and the 2023 WBC (World Baseball Classic), there is no national team without ‘Pro Lee Jung-hoo’. did not
The Hangzhou Asian Games team announced on the 9th also had Lee Jung-hoo’s name. With a general lack of professional outfielders,스포츠토토 Lee Jung-hoo was a clear card.
Not only his skills, but now we can expect his appearance as the leader of the national team. The Asian Games set an age limit of 25 years or younger. Lee Jung-hoo not only serves as the captain of his team, but also boasts the most national team career in this team.
Lee Jung-hoo said, “The national team is always a place I am grateful for. I have no choice but to work hard. After joining in 2017, I was selected for the national team in every international competition. I want to play a role that helps people.”
Recently, the baseball world suffered a storm due to the fact that some players had a drink outside during the WBC last March. The players were punished for volunteering.
Lee Jung-hoo emphasized ‘demeanor’ as well as skill to his junior players. Lee Jung-hoo said, “There is something I want to ask my younger players in particular. During the Olympics and Asian Games, I live in the Athletes’ Village. I will meet many athletes from other sports, and I think I should set an example in my life.” I will set an example for myself,” he said.
The WBC drank a bitter cup of being eliminated from the qualifiers for three consecutive tournaments. As the issue of competitiveness in international competitions continues to be pointed out, Lee Jung-hoo announced that he would take the lead in restoring his honor. Lee Jung-hoo said, “It’s not the end just because I was selected for the national team. I have to get good results. I will prepare well while paying more attention to my body care without being excited about the Asian Games.”