Korean football icon Son Heung-min stood in front of the media wearing the national team uniform for the first time in a while. He also mentioned his aspirations again.
At 10 am on the 21st, the training of the Korean men’s national soccer team was held at the Paju NFC (National Team Training Center) located in Paju-si, Gyeonggi-do. Prior to training, there was an interview with Son Heung-min and Oh Hyun-kyu. Korea, led by new coach Jurgen Klinsmann, will face Colombia on the 24th at 8:00 pm at Munsu Stadium in Ulsan, and Uruguay at 8:00 pm on the 28th at Seoul World Cup Stadium.
The following is the full text of Son Heung-min’s interview.
Q. What did you talk about with director Klinsman?
“We talked about schedules. I want to talk more in the future.”
Q. Coach Klinsman is a Tottenham Hotspur legend.
“He’s a special person. I’ve heard a lot of good things about him at the club, and there are people I worked with. I have high expectations.”
Q. What direction should the new commander-in-chief take?
“We have to match well. We have to share information and set the buttons step by step.”
Q. Coach Klinsmann advocated attacking soccer.
“There is no easy game. I want to enjoy aggressive soccer and hot soccer.
Q. How is the team atmosphere?
“In fact, I came last night and only ate and slept. Still, the good mood seems to continue. It is the first convocation after the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar, and there is definitely a World Cup effect. .”
Q. What is the synergy with the coaches?
“Since you’ve been in the football world for so long, I think you can tell us something we haven’t experienced. Various advice and information are all helpful. It can be a plus if everyone asks and shares with each other. The players are also well aware. I wish you did.” 안전놀이터
Q. The 2023 AFC (Asian Football Confederation) Qatar Asian Cup is approaching.
“Everyone dreams of winning. At the Asian Cup, I experienced all the finals, semifinals, and quarterfinals. I want to experience the pain and bring the championship to Korea. It’s a dream.”