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Lee Chung-yong is a professional football/soccer player who played in the 2018 World Cup in Russia. Chung-yong plays Winger for Crystal Palace F.C. as number 14. Chung-yong was born on July 2, 1988, in Seoul, South Korea. This article examines Lee Chung-yong’s net worth.
As a youth, Lee Chung-yong played for Dobong Middle School during 2001-2003. Over 2004-2009, Chung-yong played for FC Seoul earning 54 caps and scoring 11 goals. During 2009-2015, Chung-yong played for Bolton Wanderers F.C. earning 176 caps and scoring 17 goals. In 2015-, Chung-yong played for Crystal Palace F.C. earning 36 caps and scoring 1 goals.
Lee Chung-yong also played nationally. During 2003-2005, Chung-yong played for the South Korea national under-17 football team scoring 6 goals, with 6 caps. During 2006-2007, Chung-yong played for the South Korea national under-20 football team with 18 caps and 1 goals. In 2007-2008, Chung-yong played for the South Korea national under-23 football team earning 7 caps and scoring 0 goals. In 2008-, Chung-yong played for the South Korea national football team scoring 8 goals and earning 78 caps.
Football/soccer players’ salaries change significantly based on location and skills. In Europe, Premier League compensation average $4-5 million per year, while MLS footballers in the USA earn approximately $200,000 per year. In Latin America, players make about $1-2 million per year, while in China, players earn around $200,000. The least paying leagues can pay as little as $50,000 per year. Highest earning players in Europe may bring in $50 million or more. For actual World Cup play, footballers generaly bring in $500,000 or less.
So what is football/soccer player Lee Chung-yong’s net worth in 2018? Our estimate for Lee Chung-yong’s net worth as of 2018 is:
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