The Korean national soccer team players watched the Uruguay vs. Ghana match on mobile phones without leaving the ground after the match was selected as one of the 10 best scenes of the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar.
On the 18th (Korean time), ‘Reuters’ announced ‘The Best 10 World Cup Scenes in Qatar’. Among them, Korea, which dramatically confirmed its advance to the round of 16, was selected as the second.
Reuters reported, “Even after the 2-1 victory over Portugal, Korean players gathered in the center of the stadium and watched the match between Uruguay and Ghana for nearly 10 minutes on mobile phones, hoping that Uruguay would not score any more goals.” When this was confirmed, the Korean players ran towards the fans.”토토
South Korea, led by coach Paulo Bento, won the match against Portugal in the third round of Group H on the 3rd with Son Heung-min (Tottenham Hotspur)’s pass in the second half of extra time and Hwang Hee-chan (Wolverhampton Wanderers)’s winning goal to win 2-1. However, Korean players and fans waited for the results of Uruguay and Ghana’s match, which took place at the same time even after the game was over.
In the end, Uruguay beat Ghana 2-0, and Korea and Uruguay were tied on points, goal difference, and winner-to-win, but Korea, which was ahead in points, overtook Uruguay to finish second in Group H, advancing to the round of 16 for the first time in 12 years. I tasted it.
In addition, Reuters News Agency selected as the best scenes of this tournament, including Saudi Arabia’s 2-1 defeat of Argentina in the group stage and Cristiano Ronaldo leaving the stadium in tears after Portugal lost to Morocco and failed to advance to the semifinals.