The Country Producing the Most Foreign Players

 It was revealed that the majority of foreign players who played in the professional volleyball V-League were from the United States. 

Second place is Brazil.

Dodram 2023-2024 V-League is the 20th season since the launch of professional volleyball. 

The foreign player system began in the 2005-2006 season for the men’s team and the 2006-2007 season for the women’s team. 안전놀이터

The Korean Volleyball Federation said, “Including players from the newly introduced Asia quota this year

81 players from 39 countries in the men’s division and 90 players from 31 countries in the women’s division have passed through the V-League.

The United States has a total of 6 men and 31 women.

We produced 37 players, and Brazil, which ranked second, produced a total of 17 V-League players, 9 men and 8 women.”

Key players from the United States in the men’s division include Rooney

who led Hyundai Capital to the championship.

Rooney, who has been on the court since the 2005-2006 season when the foreign player system was first introduced

played for Hyundai Capital for two seasons from the 2006-2007 season, returned to the V-League after six years

and played with Woori Card in the 2013-2014 season.

We were together.

When he wore the Hyundai Capital uniform

he swept both the regular league and championship MVP awards in the 2005-2006 season

leading Hyundai Capital to the top. 

He established himself as an ace in the 2006-2007 season

winning MVP of the championship game.

Nicole cannot be left out as a representative female player from the United States. 

Nicole traveled through the V-League wearing the Korea Expressway Corporation uniform three times in a row from the 2012-2013 season to the 2014-2015 season.

She still holds the position as the most successful Triple Crown of all time (11 times

2nd GS Caltex Betty 6 times) and the most accumulated serve scores among foreign players (129 times, 2nd place GS Caltex Betty 118 times). .

In the 2012-2013 season, when he first entered the V-League

he won the scoring award, serving award, and 5R MVP.

In the final season, 2014-2015 season

he led Korea Expressway Corporation to win the regular league and was awarded 5R MVP

regular league MVP, and Best 7 ( Apogit) swept the awards, including being the star of the event.

Russell, ranked first in men’s history with eight consecutive serve points, and Lutz

the tallest woman ever (206 cm) in women’s history

who won the GS Caltex Cup in the 2020-2021 season

took first place in the regular league, and won three championships in 2022- Catbell

who led the victory of the Korea Expressway Corporation’s championship ‘0% miracle’ in the 2023 season, is of American nationality.

Key players from Brazil include Leandro and Bobby.

Leandro played as an Apogee (right attacker) for Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance in the 2006-2007 season and Korean Air in the 2009-2010 season.

During the 2006-2007 season, he ranked first in scoring (717 points)

third in total offense (49.07%), and second in subs (0.37 per set)

living up to his nickname, ‘Monster’.

In particular, he showed off his best skills by surpassing 700 points in a season for the first time. In this way

his brilliant records led to awards, and he was reborn as the best player of his time, winning the V-League scoring award and the regular league MVP in the 2006-2007 season.

Bobby played as a striker for Korean Air for two consecutive seasons in 2006-2007 and 2007-2008

showing off his dignity by rising to the top of the rankings in various categories. 

In the 2006-2007 season, he ranked second in scoring (674 points), first in total offense (53.14%), and first in serves (0.53).

In the 2007-2008 season, he ranked 2nd in scoring (676 points), 3rd in total offense (53.01%), and 2nd in subs (0.29) and entered the V-League.

He also served as the main gun for Korean Air, winning the Offensive Award, Sub Award, and January Monthly MVP in the 2006-2007 season.

Felipe, who wore the uniform of 5 of the 7 men’s teams, and Joyce

who was the top scorer in the women’s team in the 2013-2014 season, are also from Brazil.

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