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Korea Republic National Football Team

Korea Republic
Governing bodyKorea Football Association
Affiliated1948
StadiumSeoul World Cup Stadium (68,476 seats)
ManagerPaulo Bento

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Players

#NameAgeA
Goalkeepers
Cho Hyun-Woo 272703300600000
Kim Jin-Hyeon 311342110700000
Kim Seung-Gyu 285867701400000
Defenders
Hong Chul 282905412501000
Kim Min-Jae 213596421300000
Jung Seung-Hyun 241834221700000
Kim Young-Gwon 284966601300100
Lee Yong 315418714100000
Park Ji-Soo 2400000000000
Park Joo-Ho 312534311302000
Jang Hyun-Soo 276558711200000
Midfielders
Lee Jae-Sung 2668510733320000
Moon Seon-Min 261165141510000
Lee Jin-Hyun 2100000000000
Nam Tae-Hee 271442202010000
Jung Woo-Young 2873010823301100
Ki Sung-Yeung 295317705000000
Hwang In-Beom 22262020200100
Attackers
Suk Hyun-Jun 272193212120000
Hwang Hee-Chan 224266422412000
Lee Seung-Woo 202195323301000
Kim Moon-Hwan 2352020200000
Kim Seung-Dae 271163121200000
Son Heung-Min 266268713112000
Hwang Ui-jo 26812111100000

News

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Korea Republic's FIFA World Cup squad and players to watch

In 2002, South Korea made history as the first Asian side to reach the semi-finals of a World Cup. However, since then, they have only won two games at World Cups - albeit they managed to reach the round of 16 at the 2010 edition - and were disappointed in 2014 as they crashed out of their group after failing to win a single match.

This will be the Reds' tenth World Cup appearance and they will be hoping to finally overcome the group stage hurdle that has troubled them at all but two of their last tournaments.

Coach's mission

Shin Tae-yong will be certainly aware that it won't be easy to get out of their group. Reigning champions Germany are the natural favorites to top their quartet, but certainly both Mexico and Sweden will feel like sides that the Taegeuk Warriors could contend with. South Korea recently beat Honduras 2-0 in a friendly warm-up, which gave them a chance to test their mettle against a team from the CONCACAF region. They'll next face Bosnia to further fine-tune their tactics ahead of next month's tournament.

New recruits

Some of the newer players include Hellas Verona's Lee Seung-woo, who previously played for Barcelona's youth teams. Striker Hwang Hee-chan is another young player who will hope to have an impact after having a solid season with Red Bull Salzburg, who made a deep run in the Europa League.

Experienced faces

Ki Sung-yueng may not have been able to help prevent Swansea City from being relegated, but the 29-year-old, who serves as his national team's skipper, is a reliable presence in the middle of the park. He's set to achieve a century of caps this summer and will hope that the team can have a much better tournament than in 2014. Then there's of course Son Heung-min, who has netted 21 goals so far for the Taegeuk Warriors and who will be expected to spearhead the team's attack in Russia.

Notable absentees

Key midfielder Kwon Chang-hoon suffered an Achilles injury while on club duty for Dijon earlier this month that has effectively ruled out the 23-year-old for this upcoming competition. 

Full Squad:

Goalkeepers: Kim Seung-gyu (Vissel Kobe), Kim Jin-hyeon (Cerezo Osaka), Cho Hyeon-woo (Daegu FC)

Defenders: Kim Young-gwon (Guangzhou Evergrande), Jang Hyun-soo (Tokyo FC), Jung Seung-hyun (Sagan Tosu), Yun Yeong-seon (Seongnam FC), Oh Ban-suk (Jeju Utd), Kim Min-woo (Sangju Sangmu), Park Joo-ho (Ulsan Hyundai), Hong Chul (Sangju Sangmu), Go Yo-han (FC Seoul), Lee Yong (Jeonbuk Hyundai)

Midfielders: Ki Sung-yueng (Swansea City), Jeong Woo-young (Vissel Kobe), Ju Se-jong (Asan Mugunghwa), Koo Ja-cheol (Augsburg), Lee Jae-sung (Jeonbuk Hyundai), Lee Seung-woo (Hellas Verona), Moon Seon-min (Incheon Utd)

Forwards: Kim Shin-wook (Jeonbuk Hyundai), Son Heung-min (Tottenham), Hwang Hee-chan (Red Bull Salzburg)

Korea Republic Football Association Info & Statistics

History Founded: 1933, Affiliated: 1948
Uniform Jerseys: Red, Shorts: Blue, Stockings: Red
Website www.kfa.or.kr
World Cup Appearances 10: 1954, 1986, 1990, 1994, 1998, 2002, 2006, 2010, 2014, 2018
World Cup Results Fourth: 2002
Continental Titles First: Asian Nations Cup (1956, 1960)
Second: Asian Nations Cup (1972, 1980, 1988)
Best Results First: FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Final 2010
Second: Youth Olympic Football Tournaments 2014
Third: FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Final 2010, Olympic Football Tournament Final 2012
Fourth: FIFA U-20 World Cup Final 1983

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