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Koreans abroad also cheered for the national team’s victory in cold weather.
New York Lee Yongju
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About 100 Koreans gathered in a park in downtown Manhattan, New York.
Wearing the uniform of the national team, drawing the national flag on his face, and preparing a pot of money, he went out to cheer as the twelfth player with passion.
“Of course, our Son Heung-min, is fighting! I hope Son Heung-min will score a great goal!
Koreatown, Manhattan, New York.
Even in the freezing cold, countless Koreans cheer enthusiastically with Taegeukgi in their hands.
For a while, I was stunned by Portugal’s opening goal…
Following the draw, and a miraculous goal coming from behind just before the end of the game, the enthusiasm for cheering reached its peak.
When the match between Ghana and Uruguay ended and progress to the World Cup round of 16 was confirmed after 12 years, the Korean cheering squad hugged each other and were delighted. First of all, they expressed their thanks to the players .
New Yorkers also rejoiced.
“I thought a lot about Korea in New York, but Koreans gather to watch (games), it’s really true…”
Our next opponent is the world’s strongest Brazil.
Korean residents said there was no need to fear, and they remembered the dream they achieved 20 years ago with one thought.
“Dreams do come true. Let’s go, let’s go, let’s go, let’s go! That’s right, dreams come true again in 2002! I hope we going to the semi-finals.”
This is MBC News Lee Yong-ju from New York.
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