2022 World Cup: South Korea’s Squad and Team Profile

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SOUTH KOREA Best World Cup performance: Fourth place in 2002Other honours: Asian champions in 1956, 1960FIFA ranking: 28Main clubs: Jeonbuk Motors, Ulsan, FC Seoul, Pohang SteelersHow they qualified: South Korea finished second behind Iran in Asian qualifying Group ACoach: Paulo Bento, 53, was appointed in 2018. The former international midfielder started his managerial career with Sporting Lisbon in his native Portugal. Coached Portugal from 2010 to 2014 and had spells in Brazil, Greece and China, before South Korea came calling. Bento was in charge of a Portugal team at the 2014 World Cup in…

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