Kim Do-Heon is a professional footballer, who was born on July 14, 1982 in Dongducheon, South Korea. He is married to Jung Hye-Won, and they have a son, who was born on August 12, 2008. A highly skilled player, this midfielder, has been nicknamed "Asian Paul Scholes" because of his brilliant style of play. Kim Do-Heon is married to Jung Hye-Won and has a son.
Kim Do-Heon began his international football career with the Under-23 Korea Republic national squad and progressed to the senior side in 2003. He was a member of the team that made it to the quarter finals at the 2004 Olympics after securing the second place in Group A. where he scored a goal versus Maldives in the qualifier matches He was chosen for the 23-member Korean team by Dick Advocaat, the then team manager, to represent South Korea at the 2006 Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) World Cup in Germany.
In June 2008, Kim Do-Heon played a crucial role in helping his team advance to the final World Cup qualification stage by scoring his maiden international hat-trick in its 3-1 triumph over Turkmenistan. As of August 2008, he has won 49 caps for South Korea, contributing 11 goals.
Kim Do-Heon kick-started his professional football career at Suwon Samsung Bluewings in 2001 and was a part of the team that lifted the 2004 Korean Championship Trophy. He made 106 appearances for the club, scoring nine goals during his tenure. He switched to Seongnam Ilhwa Chunma in June 2005 and represented the club in 82 games, contributing 24 goals.
Kim Do-Heon went on loan to the English football club, West Bromwich Albion, in January 2008. In the final match of the season against Queens Park Rangers, he netted his first goal for the club after coming in as a second-half substitute. West Bromwich went onto clinch the Football League Championship title at the end of that season and was promoted to the Premier League. Kim Do-Heon made his move to West Brom permanent by signing a £550,000 deal in May 2008 and made his Premier League debut against Arsenal in August that year.