The interest in “Golden Boy” Lee Kang-in, 22, who joined Paris Saint-Germain (PSG), is intense. The demand for his PSG jersey is so high that the club is unable to sell it.
On the 13th, the PSG online fan shop had a section for jerseys with Lee’s number 19 on them.
Until a few days ago, Neymar (#10) and Kylian Mbappe (#7) were among the best-selling items, but now Lee’s home and away jerseys are the most popular. It’s now the best-selling jersey of all time, surpassing all of his teammates.
With so many fans at home and abroad wanting Lee’s jersey after his move to the big club, it seems that the club is putting him front and center in their marketing.
While not necessarily due to Lee, the club also posted a notice on its online fan shop stating that “due to unprecedented demand, the delivery of customized jerseys is being delayed for up to two weeks.”
Meanwhile, PSG, whose superstar roster includes Neymar, Mbappe, and Marquinhos, officially announced on September 9 that they had signed Lee to a five-year contract through 2028.
Lee became the first South Korean player to join PSG and was given the number 19 shirt.
In a recent video released by the club, he was seen alongside Neymar and Carlos Soler (Spain).
PSG, which has become a “popular team” comparable to Tottenham Hotspur (England), where national team captain Son Heung-min (31) plays, will also play a friendly in front of domestic fans on March 3. 한국야동 They will play against K League 1 side Jeonbuk Hyundai in Busan, South Korea.