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Updated on: Jun 12, 2014

South Korea FIFA World Cup 2014

Tigers with the football, as the logo describes for the South Korean National Football Team, is fully controlled by the Korea Football Association. Currently ranked on 55 on FIFA Ranking, the team is nicknamed as “Taegeuk Warriors the Red Devils” but commonly called as “the reds” by fans and the media referring the team as Red Devils in 1995. Decorated in blue and red combination outfit in the field, these Tigers team, South Korean National Football Team, is one of the most successful and strong Asian teams today. It has participated in eight consecutive and overall nine FIFA World Cup Tournaments. It is the first and only Asian Team that has reached to the Semi Finals in FIFA World Cup. South Korea National Football Team made this history in 2002 FIFA World Cup. The team has won the AFC Asian Cup two times so far. The Team plays from AFC (Asia) confederation and EAFF (East-Asia) sub confederation.

South Korea was not introduced to Soccer until 1882 if one looks up to the History. It made its FIFA debut the year 1954. It Started paying continuously in FIFA since 1986 and has not been a break since then. South Korean Team is managed by Hong Myung-Bo with the assistant coach Kim Tae-Young. The Captain of the Current Team of South Korea is Koo Ja-Cheol. There are 23 names assigned by the Korean Coach for playing in soccer world cup 2014. The name of the Players in the squads for South Korea FIFA world cup 2014 are Goal Keepers: Jung Sung-Ryong(1), Kim Seung-Gyu(21), Lee Bum-Young(23), Defenders: Kim Chang-Soo(2), Yun Suk-Young(3), Kwak Tae-Hwi(4), Kim Young-Gwon(5), Hwang Seok-Ho(6), Lee Yong(12), Hong Jeong-Ho(20), Park Joo-Ho(22), Midfielders: Kim Bo-Kyung(7), Ha Dae-Sung(8), Koo Ja-Cheol(13), Han Kook-Young(14), Park Jong-Woo(15),  Ki Sung-Yeung(16), Lee Chung-Yong(17) and Forwards: Son Heung-Min(9), Park Chu-Young(10), Lee Keun-Ho(11), Kim Shin-Wook(18)and Ji Dong-Wong(19).

South Korean National Soccer team is in the H group of the 2014 FIFA World Cup List along with Belgium, Algeria, and Russia. South Korea will be playing against these countries in the group in the Qualifier round for quarter finals in 2014 FIFA. South Korea has received several honors and achievement which is marked by fourth place in 2002 FIFA World Cup. One can buy the official Tickets to watch FIA World Cup in Brazil via fifa.com.http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/organisation/ticketing/

List of Football Player of South Korea FIFA World Cup 2014

Hong Myung-Bo

Cha Du-Ri

Lee Chung-Yong

Ji Dong-Won

Lee Keun-Ho

Kang Min-Soo

Ki Sung-Yueng

Jung Sung-Ryong

Kwak Tae-Hwi

Yeom Ki-Hun

Park Chu-Young