Kim Min-jae, the main player of the Qatar World Cup round of 16, returned to his team and poured out his convictions. “I envy Japan, which has many Europeans,” he said, pinching the reality of Korean soccer.
This is Reporter Lee Jeong-chan.
Kim Min-jae, who helped advance to the round of 16 by playing three games despite suffering from calf pain at the Qatar World Cup, departed for his team Naples amidst a send-off from many fans last night (the 14th) and compared the reality of Korean soccer to Japan. .
[Kim Min-jae/Soccer team defender: There are a lot of European players in Japan. That’s why our competitiveness is in a much better position than us, and I don’t think we can compare.]
There are 8 European Taegeuk Warriors in this tournament.
As they were less than half of Japan with 19, they complained bitterly that support was desperately needed.
[Kim Min-jae/Soccer team defender: If I can dare to say a word, I hope that Korean players will send it well if a call (suggestion) comes from the European team. To be honest, I envy Japan a lot.]
Also, he raised his voice saying that no matter who the successor becomes, we have to wait patiently.
[Kim Min-jae/Soccer national team defender: Of course, you have to have good grades, but you have to spend a lot of time together and play so that you can play the soccer that the coach wants (to the national team), so I think failure is part of the process.]
During the game, even captain Son Heung-min Kim Min-jae, who has grown to the point of shouting,
[Kim Min-jae/Soccer team defender: I think I did this to quickly go and settle down. After that, just say ‘It’s scary’, and then listen carefully.]
Regarding the ‘Man United transfer theory’, he clearly drew a line and revealed that he was only thinking about winning Naples. 토토
[Kim Min-jae/Soccer national team defender: There is always a transfer story, but I haven’t been in half a year yet, and my teammates are doing well, so I win one game at a time. Yes, winning is my goal.]
(Video coverage: Jang Woon-seok, video editing: Lee Jung-taek, CG: Park Chun-woong)