If you talk about Korean football, what comes to mind first? Do you think of Park Ji-sung or Son Heung-min? Or do you think of Cha Bum Geun who was known as Cha Boom, remembered as another legend in German football history? These are all global star players of Korean football, representing each generation.
Did you know that Korean soccer has gone to the semifinals in the World Cup before? Perhaps many people find it hard to believe this. But it is true. The peak of the golden age in Korean football history took place at the biggest soccer fest on earth in 2002.
In 2002, the streets and squares of South Korea were filled with red waves cheering for Korean football. It is hard to find any other event in which Koreans were more united and patriotic than the 2002 World Cup.
For many Koreans, football is something that makes one proud to be Korean, and to look forward to the country’s development and future.
If you are planning to travel to Korea, or if you are planning to start a business in Korea, we highly recommend learning more about the amazing story of the Korean soccer team at the 2002 World Cup. Many Koreans who still remember this amazing World Cup story will happily interest you with more details if you ever meet them!
Are you ready to check out the amazing story? Let’s watch the video together!
- YouTube : FIFATV
- South Korea – 2002 World Cup Giant Killers (EXCLUSIVE)
- Link : https://youtu.be/Ym4fLNvcbX0 (click)