Qatar club Lekhwiya signs midfielder dubbed 'Korean Messi'
DOHA (Reuters) -- Lekhwiya Sports Club have signed South Korea midfielder Nam Tae-Hee from French Ligue 1 team Valenciennes, the Qatar champions said on Tuesday.
The 20-year-old is known for his silky touches and pin-point passing and was dubbed the 'Korean Messi' by Valenciennes fans in a reference to Barcelona and Argentina forward Lionel Messi.
Nam is expected to make his debut for Lekhwiya when the league resumes on Jan. 2 after a break.
Lekhwiya will be playing in the AFC Champions League for the first time next year.