Ki Sung-Yueng made sure Swansea manager Michael Laudrup's selection gamble paid off as the South Korean helped his club win their first major trophy with a 5-0 rout of 10-man Bradford in the League Cup final on Sunday.
Bradford City's English striker James Hanson (L) vies with Swansea City's Korean midfielder Ki Sung-Yueng (R) during the League Cup final football match between Bradford City and Swansea City at Wembley Stadium in London, England on February 24, 2013. Swansea won 5-0.
With regular centre-back Chico Flores sidelined through injury, Swansea manager Laudrup needed a new partner for Ashley Williams at the heart of his defence and he sprang a surprise by asking former Celtic midfielder Ki to perform the role in front of an 82,000 crowd at Wembley.
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