Kim Min-jae, who wrote the history of Naples in ’33 years since Maradona’, “Thanks to the Korean fans who cheered me on at dawn”
Kim Min-jae (26, Naples) left a message of victory to fans in Korea on the other side of the world.
Napoli drew 1-1 with Udinese in the 33rd round of Serie A in the 2022-23 season held in Udine, Italy on the 5th (Korean time). With this, Napoli led the league with 80 points, with 25 wins, 5 draws and 3 losses, widening the gap with 2nd place Lazio (64 points) by 16 points.
There are only 5 matches left. Even if Napoli loses all of their remaining 5 matches and Lazio wins all of their remaining 5 matches, the rankings of the 메이저사이트 two teams do not change. Therefore, Napoli confirmed the victory in Udinese away on this day.
It is the first win in 33 years. Napoli were crowned Serie A champions for the first time since Diego Maradona’s 1989–90 season. It is also the third Serie A title in history. Compared to the reputation of the club, Napoli, which had no toxic trophy and ties, resolved its long-standing grievance this time.
Napoli’s key defender Kim Min-jae said on social media, “Fans in Korea, it was a season where I was able to work harder thanks to your support. The season isn’t over, but I’m glad and happy to be able to confirm the championship.”
“It must have been difficult to watch the game because it was early in the morning, but thank you again for always cheering me on. I would like to convey this honor to the fans in Korea. As a Korean, I am really happy to win the Italian league and to promote Korea again.”
He added, “The joy, glory, and happiness that can’t be expressed in words are all thanks to everyone’s support. All I can do is show it on the playground. It can and will develop further. Thank you for your continued support. Thank you.”
Kim Min-jae is the first Korean player to reach the top of Italian Serie A. It is the third European championship after Park Ji-sung (Manchester United at the time) and Jung Woo-young (Bayern Munich at the time). Son Heung-min (Tottenham) only reached the league runner-up.