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Sun Xingyi was selected as South Korea’s best player in 2022, winning the award for four consecutive years.

December 23-according to South Korean media Yonhap news agency, Sun Xingyi was elected as the best player of the year of the Korean Football Association in 2022, which is also the fourth year in a row that he has won this honor.
This is the seventh time that Sun Xingyi has won the best player award in South Korea since he was first elected in 2013, and it is also the fourth time in a row since 2019.
Sun Xingyi won the golden boots of the Premier League in 2021-22, several times among Asian players. As the trump card of the South Korean team, he was very active on the court as the trump card of the South Korean team in the Qatari World Cup qualifier and the official match. He scored a free kick in his 100th international A match, the friendly match between South Korea and Chile. In this year alone, he scored three direct free kicks.
According to the results of experts and media polls, Sun Xingchuan won the best player of the year in Korea with a total score of 182 points, Coco Kim ranked second with 148 points and Cao Guisheng ranked third with 118 points.
In addition, Chi Xiaoran, who led the Korean women’s football team to the best result in history-the runner-up in the Asian Cup, was voted the best Korean women’s player in 2022. Both she and Sun Xingyi were elected for the seventh time, both holding the record for the largest number of awards in South Korea.