Soccer World Cup 2010


South Korea : Soccer World Cup 2010

Nickname: Taeguk Warriors

Coach: Pim Verbeek

Soccer World Cup 2006

Placed in Group G, with France, Switzerland and Togo. Lost 0-2 to Switzerland in Hanover, Germany. Won for the first time on European soil against Togo before drawing against France.


Won for the first time and became the first Asian team in Soccer World Cup history to reach the semi-finals (ending fourth)


Recorded their first ever Soccer World Cup tournament point on European soil with a 1-1 draw against Belgium in their final group match.

Local Soccer League

South Korea's domestic soccer league became professional in 1983.


17 September 2006

Interview: Korean Coach Pim Verbeek


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