Korean national soccer team midfielder Lee Jae-seong (Mainz), who played three games in the Qatar World Cup, opened his mouth about the next coach of the national team.
On the 12th, Lee Jae-sung conveyed his impressions of the World Cup to fans on his blog with the title, ‘We showed our soccer without regret’.
Korea participated in the 2022 World Cup in Qatar and competed fiercely with Uruguay, Ghana and Portugal, and vomited their spirits to succeed in advancing to the World Cup round of 16 after 12 years.
Taegeuk Warriors, including Lee Jae-seong, did not give up until the end even though they were in danger of being eliminated from the group stage, breaking everyone’s expectations and grabbing a ticket to advance to the round of 16.
In particular, Lee Jae-seong, the core of Bentoho’s midfield, was found to have played a reference game despite an ankle injury during the World Cup, surprising fans.
Lee Jae-seong said, “I had a beautiful dream. It was the happiest dream in my life. I still feel the joy and heat of the dream. I want to feel this lingering feeling more. I don’t want to wake up. When will I be able to have a dream like this again?” told
He added, “But I have to wake up. I have to move forward again, leaving the happy dream behind. Instead, I will write it down here. So that I can take it out and look at it anytime.”
Although the World Cup had to be finished after losing 1-4 in the round of 16 against Brazil, “I didn’t shed any tears. I tried my best on the stage I hoped for so much. It was a World Cup with no regrets even though it could be regrettable. It was a happy festival. Really, no regrets.” enjoyed it,” he said.
In addition, Lee Jae-seong said, “My faith in Bento coach became stronger. (Hwang) Hee-chan was put in at amazing timing, and Hee-chan’s goal made us advance to the round of 16. The coach had a plan. One step ahead. He was the one who looked at him,” he said, sparing no praise for manager Paulo Bento.
Coach Bento, who has led the Korean national team for the past four years, is returning to Portugal after failing to narrow the disagreement with the Korea Football Association over contract extensions.
Regarding Bento’s successor coach, Lee Jae-seong said, “The most important condition I think is a clear philosophy. Looking at Bento, I thought, ‘Is there anyone who is not shaken like this?'” “It’s not easy to play for the coach.” But we wanted to repay the director who believed in us and protected us.”
He continued, “I hope that someone who leads us well will come. I think the players should speak out. Shouldn’t we create an atmosphere like that so that we don’t choose our coach too easily, so that we can think hard about who the leader will be?” We experienced firsthand that a team can completely change depending on it. Coach Bento proved that.” 안전놀이터
As a basis for this, “This belief shines especially in important moments. The Portugal match is representative,” he said.
He continued, “Coach Bento shared everything from one to ten with the coaching staff. The coach has never made a decision alone. That’s why I wasn’t anxious about the match against Portugal.” “he added.
It can also be heard that stakeholders involved in the selection of the next coach, such as the Korea Football Association, should listen carefully to the opinions of the players.
Lastly, Lee Jae-seong said about his ankle condition, “They said that it is not a problem that can be completely solved with surgery now. I have no choice but to postpone the surgery and manage it as before the World Cup and play the rest of the season.” It happens to me often, so you don’t have to worry too much.”