South Korea in the World Cup Finals, World Cup Reports, World Cup Squad.
World Cup Appearances:
Korea-Japan 2002 was South Korea's sixth appearance in the World Cup Finals.
Best World Cup Performance:
Never previously made it past the first round.
South Korea vs Poland
In this match, Poland looked totally disappointing and South Korea
very inspired; thanks to great home support from their totally committed fans.
South Korea vs
The Koreans looked as though they wanted to win this game more than
America and the United States can thank their heroic goalkeeper for the point.
Portugal vs South
South Korea remain unbeaten and progress to the Second Round; knocking
out Portugal in the process.
South Korea vs Italy (Second
South Korea brought joy to the nation when they disposed of former
World Cup winners Italy, in a tense period of extra-time.
Spain vs South Korea
South Korea delighted the home crowd by disposing of their third
European nation; even if it was at the penalty shootout.
Germany vs South Korea
So the conspiracy theories can end; although we all know South Korea
didn't want to play in Yokohama and will enjoy the third-place match in Daegu.
South Korea vs Turkey (3rd
Song Chong-Gug managed to stun Rustu; when his long-shot deflected off
Cha Doo-Ri's bottom, in injury time, for a last consolation goal that ended the game on a
slight high note for the home fans.
Asian Football Confederation.
Korea Football Association.
1 Lee Woon-Jae (Suwon Blue Wings)
12 Kim Byung Ji (Pohang Steelers)
23 Choi Eun-Sung (Taejon Citizen)
2 Hyun Young-Min (Ulsan Tigers)
4 Choi Jin-Cheul (Chonbuk Motors)
7 Kim Tae-Young (Chunnam Dragons)
15 Lee Min-Sung (Pusan I.cons)
20 Hong Myung-Bo (Pohang Steelers)
3 Choi Sung-Young (Suwon Blue Wings)
5 Kim Nam-Il (Chunnam Dragons)
6 Yoo Sang-Chul (Kashiwa Reysol)
10 Lee Young-Pyo (Anyang Cheetahs)
13 Lee Eul-Young (Bucheon)
14 Lee Chun-Soo (Ulsan Tigers)
17 Yoon Jong-Hwan (Cerezo Osaka)
21 Park Ji-Sung (Kyoto Purple Sanga)
22 Song Chong-Gug (Pusan I.cons)
8 Choi Tae-Uk (Anyang Cheetahs)
9 Seol Ki-Hyun (Anderlecht)
11 Choi Yong-Soo (JEF United Ichihara)
16 Cha Doo-Ri (Korea University)
18 Hwang Sun-Hong (Kashiwa Reysol)
19 Ahn Jung-Hwan (Perugia)
Denmark, France, Senegal, Uruguay.
Paraguay, Slovenia, Spain,
Brazil, China, Costa Rica, Turkey.
South Korea, United States.
Korea First Round Matches.
Cameroon, Germany, Republic of Ireland,
Argentina, England, Nigeria, Sweden.
Croatia, Ecuador, Italy, Mexico.
Belgium, Japan, Russia, Tunisia.
Japan First Round Matches.
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