South Korea National Football Team - Asia's footballing heavyweights
The South Korean team is currently one of Asia’s most successful teams and has been competing on the international stage since their first Football World Cup in 1954. The team is most famously remembered for reaching the semi-finals of the Football World Cup on home soil in 2002, a performance that stunned both fans and pundits alike. If you want to see Asia's most successful national team play world-class football then you're in the right place, here at StubHub you can find a selection of South Korea National Football Team tickets for sale. Remember, if you have any spare South Korea football tickets you can also sell them here.
South Korea National Football Team Football World Cup history
South Korea, also known by numerous nicknames such as the Taegeuk Warriors or The Reds, has an immensely proud Football World Cup history and has, once again, qualified for the 2018 tournament. In fact, the South Korean national team is the only team outside of Europe and South America to be ever-present in football's greatest tournament since 1986. However, South Korea didn't actually win their first Football World Cup match until the hosted the 2002 tournament along with Japan. The South Korean's performances in 2002 will go down in footballing history. Managed at the time by experienced Dutchman Guus Hiddink, they inflicted defeats on Poland, Portugal, Italy and Spain before being defeated 1-0 by Germany in the semi-finals. The team had gone further than any Asian team in a Football World Cup and it was all the more surprising given that the Koreans had never even won a match in the tournament before 2002. With the team once again qualifying for the tournament in Russia fans will be hoping for more history to be made in 2018. You could be there and witness it for yourself, get South Korea National Football Team Football World Cup tickets and cheer on the Red Devils!
South Korea National Football Team players
South Korea can boast some exceptional footballers, both past and present. Perhaps the greatest, or at least most recognisable, player was Park Ji-Sung. Instrumental in 2002, Park had seven seasons with Old Trafford under Sir Alex Ferguson and became a national hero back in Korea. Lee Woon-jae was the national team's goalkeeper for an incredible 133 games before retiring in 2010. He is affectionately known in South Korea as "Spider Hands. "The current South Korean football squad is a mix of experienced players like Ki Sung-yueng and Lee Keun-ho, exciting talent like Tottenham Hotspur's Son Heung-min and Fc Ausburg's Koo Ja-cheol. With Shin Tae-yong at the helm, fans are hopeful for the future. With South Korea football tickets you can see this exciting young team in action, what are you waiting for?