Kim Jin-su

For other people named Kim Jin-su, see Kim Jin-su (disambiguation).
Kim Jin-su

Jin-su at the 2015 AFC Asian Cup
Personal information
Date of birth (1992-06-13) 13 June 1992
Place of birth Jeonju, Jeollabuk-do, South Korea
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Left back
Club information
Current team
1899 Hoffenheim
Number 20
Youth career
2008–2011 Singal High School
2011 Kyung Hee University
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2012–2014 Albirex Niigata 66 (1)
2014– 1899 Hoffenheim 34 (0)
National team
2007–2009 South Korea U-17 31 (4)
2010–2011 South Korea U-20 10 (0)
2014 South Korea U-23 7 (1)
2013– South Korea 22 (0)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 21 February 2016.

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 24 March 2016 (UTC)
Kim Jin-su
Hangul 김진수
Hanja 金珍洙
Revised Romanization Gim Jin-su
McCune–Reischauer Kim Chin-su
This is a Korean name; the family name is Kim.

Kim Jin-su (Hangul: 김진수; born 13 June 1992) is a South Korean footballer who plays for German Bundesliga club TSG Hoffenheim as a left back.

Club career

On 13 January 2012, Albirex Niigata announced the signings of both Kim Jin-su and his compatriot Kim Young-keun.[1] On 19 February 2012, Kim made his professional debut against Vissel Kobe in a pre-season friendly match, which Albirex won 3-0. Furthermore, he scored first professional goal in the same match, with a long range strike.[2]

He made his competitive debut in a J1 League match against Kawasaki Frontale on 10 March 2012, playing the full 90 minutes.

On his birthday in 2014, TSG 1899 Hoffenheim announced the signing of Kim Jin-su.

International career

Kim has represented South Korea at many youth levels. He had participated in the 2009 FIFA U-17 World Cup and the 2011 FIFA U-20 World Cup.

On 20 July 2013, Kim made his debut for the South Korea senior team against Australia in a 0–0 draw.

Club statistics

As of 21 February 2015
Club Season League Cup1 League Cup2 Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Albirex Niigata 2012 2311040281
2013 3100040320
2014 1200010130
Total 66110100771
TSG 1899 Hoffenheim 2014–15 19020-210
2015–16 15000-150
Total 34020-360
Career total 1001301001131

1Includes Emperor's Cup and DFB-Pokal.

2Includes J.League Cup.


  1. 韓国・慶煕大より金 眞秀選手 新加入のお知らせ (in Japanese). Albirex Niigata. Retrieved 24 January 2012.
  2. 新潟、3-0で神戸下す. The Niigata Nippo (in Japanese). Niigata. 20 February 2012.

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