In addition to representing South Korea at senior level, Park Ji-Sung also featured for his country at the u-20 level and the u-23 level (Olympics). Park was a member of the South Korean football team to the 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney, Australia. South Korea were knocked out of the group stage on goal difference despite winning two of their group games. Park Ji-Sung featured in all the three group games at the tournament.
A lot of football fans didn’t know that Park started his South Korean national team career in the u-23 team as an 18-year-old defensive midfielder in 1999. His debut for the u-23s came against Chinese Taipei in an Asian qualifier for the football tournament at the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games. (more…)
Sir Alex Ferguson is widely regarded as one of the best managers in the history of football after a trophy-laden 26 years at Manchester United. Ferguson was the Red Devils manager between 1986 and 2013 when he made the decision to retire from football management.
Ferguson won several trophies at Manchester United including two Champions League titles and 13 Premier League titles. The Scotsman could have won more trophies going by his interview with SportBible and conducted by one of his former players. Gary Neville was an importantmember of the Manchester United squad that won the treble in 1999. He went on to captain the Red Devils after the exit of Roy Keane. (more…)
South Korean football icon Park Ji-Sung has bagged an advisory role with one of the biggest clubs in his native South Korea. The former Manchester United player was named the adviser of South Korean top flight champions Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors last week and the owners of the club are hoping that Park Ji-Sung will use his wealth of experience to move the club forward. Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors are the champions of domestic football in South Korea and with a popular figure like Park Ji-Sung, they are hoping to stay at the top of club football in the Asian nation of South Korea for a long time to come.
Park Ji-Sung is a very popular figure in the football circles in South Korea despite the fact that he has stopped playing professional football for some years. Park Ji-Sung is the former captain of the South Korean national team and his appointment as the adviser to South Korean champions Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors is on a part-time basis as he shares his time between Britain and South Korea. (more…)
Manchester United legend Park Ji-Sung has revealed his saddest moment at the club. In a chat with United Unscripted, Park Ji-Sung revealed that finding out that he was not part of the squad for the 2008 Champions League final at the Luzhnicki Stadium, Moscow in Russia was one of the saddest moments of his football career.
Without the South Korean football legend in the Manchester United squad, the club was able to win their third European title. Manchester United beat Premier League rivals Chelsea on penalties in Moscow to lift the Champions League trophy for the second time. (more…)