Tag Archives: World Cup 2002

World Cup Profiles – Group H: South Korea

15 Jun

krAs captain (and sweeper) of the South Korea national team Hong Myung-Bo led his country to a historic 4th place finish in the 2002 World Cup. Now he is their coach. Can he lead them past the group stage? Continue reading

The Daily Drool: Ahn Jung-Hwan

13 Jun

Ahn, a second striker/attacking midfielder who captains Chinese Super League side Dalian Shide, is most famous for scoring the extra time header against Italy that took South Korea to the quarter finals of the 2002 World Cup. His long professional career began in 1998. In addition to his time in China he has played in the K League, Serie A, J League, Ligue 1 and Bundesliga. He has been a member of the South Korea National Team since 1997.  He’s also a model and you can obviously see why. He was rocking a Sergio Ramos long hair kinda thing in the picture below. I wonder if he wore a headband? Makes him perfect for us if he did!