Korean women’s soccer ace So-yeon Ji has finished playing in Chelsea, England and is entering the domestic WK League.
The Chelsea club have announced that Ji So-yeon will leave the team and return to Korea at the end of this season.
Ji So-yeon said goodbye to Chelsea fans with tears, saying she decided to go to the WK League after much consideration.
[지소연/ 철세 미드필더 : 팬들의 응원은 정말 놀라웠습니다. ‘한번 첼시는 영원한 첼시’입니다. 감사합니다.]
Ji So-yeon, the first Korean female player to advance to the UK stage in 2014, received the Player of the Year award upon her debut, and led the championship 11 times with 68 goals and 45 assists.
[엠마 헤이스/첼시 감독 : 지소연은 의심의 여지없이 잉글랜드 여자 축구 사상 최고의 외국인 선수였습니다.]
Ji So-yeon will play two league matches and the FA Cup final before returning to Korea next month.
(Video editing: Oh Young-taek, CG: Im Chan-hyuk)