South Korea were only the second Asian team to compete at a World Cup after the Dutch East Indies (Indonesia), and the first fully-independent Asian nation to do so. South Korea lost their only two games by heavy margins: 9–0 against Hungary (the joint-heaviest defeat in World Cup history) and 7–0 against Turkey.
South Korea is the only Asian team to ever win a team award at a FIFA World Cup when they were voted the Most Entertaining Team in 2002 after finishing in fourth place. In the same year, Hong Myung-bo and Yoo Sang-chul were voted members of the All Star Team. They are the only two Asians ever to be named in an All-Star Team.
South Korea Kit History. Olympics Nike. Nike since 1996. Rapido 1990-1994. Weekend until 1986.
South Korea 5–1 Japan. 7 March 1954. The Japan–South Korea football rivalry, between the Japan and South Korea national football teams, is one of many sports rivalries contested between Japan and South Korea. The two have played each other officially since 1954. They have had 80 matches so far with 42 South Korean wins, 23 draws, and 15 ...
Iran–South Korea football rivalry. The Iran and South Korea men's national football teams are sporting rivals and have played against each other officially since 1958, totalling 31 matches as of June 2019, including nine World Cup qualifiers. These two teams were among the strongest Asian national football teams during the 1960s and 1970s.
History 1949–2002: The beginning. Less than a year after the government of the Republic of Korea was established in 1948, the first official women's football matches were held in Seoul on 28 and 29 June 1949, as a part of the National Girls' and Women's Sport Games.
The South Korea national under-23 football team ( Korean: 대한민국 23세 이하 축구 국가대표팀; recognized as Korea Republic by FIFA, and Republic of Korea by IOC) represents South Korea at football in the Olympic Games and Asian Games. This team was founded when the Olympic football was changed to an under-23 competition, and is ...
series history: usa vs. korea republic The USA is unbeaten in 13 all-time meetings against Korea Republic, owning a 10-0-3 record in the overall series which dates to 1997.
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