Ki Sung-yueng Sets Record for Most Appearances in EPL Among Korean Footballers

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    February 01, 2018 11:11

    When Ki Sung-yueng of Swansea City started against Arsenal in Swansea, south Wales on Tuesday, he attained a new record.

    He has now played in 154 English Premier League games -- a record for Korean footballers which was last set by retired star Park Ji-sung.

    Swansea City's Ki Sung-yueng (right) celebrates with teammates as Ghanaian striker Jordan Ayew scores a goal during a match against Arsenal at a stadium in Swansea, south Wales on Tuesday. /Yonhap

    During the match, Ki played full-time and his agility helped propel Swansea City to a 3-1 win over Arsenal.

    With Wednesday's victory, Swansea City jumped to 17th in the league, moving out of the relegation zone.

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