Team South Korea 2022 FIFA World Cup
Despite sustaining a fractured eye socket while playing for Tottenham Hotspur in the Champions League earlier this month, Son Heung-min has been included in South Korea’s 26-man roster for this month’s World Cup championships in Qatar.
After Son, 30, proclaimed himself fit to play for the Koreans, who will be making their 10th consecutive appearance at the World Cup finals, head coach Paulo Bento added Son to his team.
I can’t wait to represent our great country, and meet you soon, Son said on social media this week. Son has scored 35 goals in 106 international games, including nine in his past 14.
On Nov. 24, Bento’s team will play Uruguay in Group H, followed by matches against Ghana on Nov. 28 and Portugal on Dec. 2.
Goalkeepers: Song Bum-Keun, Jo Hyeon-Woo, and Kim Seung-Gyu
Kim Young-Gwon, Kwon Kyung-Won, Cho Yu-Min, Kim Moon-Hwan, Yoon Jong-Gyu, Kim Tae-Hwan, Kim Jin-Su, and Hong Chul are the defenders.
Midfielders: Na Sang-Ho, Song Min-Kyu, Jung Woo-Young, Son Jun-Ho, Paik Seung-Ho, Hwang In-Beom, Lee Jae-Sung, Kwon Chang-Hoon, Jeong Woo-Yeong, and Lee Kang-In.
Hwang Ui-Jo and Cho Gue-Sung, the forwards.
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