Kim is another graduate of the Korean youth system, he played in the 2005 Under-17 World Cup and scored against the Ivory Coast in the group stages. He played in all four matches as North Korea narrowly lost to Brazil in extra-time at the quarter-final stage.
He also played all three matches at the 2007 Under-20 World Cup but featured in just one senior qualifying match back in October 2007 against Mongolia.
Likely to be used off the bench, he is a skilful midfielder who likes to get forward.
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