Yoon Jong-hwan released his message to the supporters as the 2018 season ends and he officially leaves the club. His message is as below:

Thank you so much for giving us a lot of joy and good memories. You will be remembered forever as a man who led the team to win the first title, and made history for Cerezo Osaka. It’s sad to see you go but from the bottom of my heart I wish you all the best in your future career. Thank you so much, and see you again.