The disciple he converted to a fullback when he was a freshman in college went through the K-League rookie of the year, won his own team a championship in 17 years, and is now a national team player.
The late coach Yoo Sang-cheol is waiting in the sky for his student Seol Young-woo’s A-match debut.
The Korean national soccer team, led by coach Jurgen Klinsmann, will have a home game against Uruguay in the March A-match evaluation match at Seoul World Cup Stadium at 8:00 pm on the 28th.
Korea, which drew 2-2 in an evaluation match with Colombia held in Ulsan on the 24th, returned to Uruguay, which drew 1-1 with the Japanese national team in Tokyo, Japan on the same day, 4 months after a 0-0 draw in the first leg of the World Cup group stage last November. have a match
In the match against Colombia, left fullback Kim Jin-soo collapsed due to a back injury, and Ki-je Lee was substituted. After the game, Kim Jin-soo was eventually forced to be called up from the national team due to an injury.
Seol Young-woo was urgently summoned as a replacement member for Kim Jin-soo. Seol Young-Woo’s first call to the A national team. Seol Young-woo expressed his determination, “An opportunity came to me unexpectedly due to Jin-su’s injury. I wish him a speedy recovery. Also, as a glorious opportunity has come to me, I want to seize it.”
There is someone who will be most delighted with the selection of Seol Young-woo for the national team. The late director Yoo Sang-chul, who is in the sky. Korean football legend Yoo Sang-chul passed away in June 2021 after battling pancreatic cancer.
Coach Yoo Sang-cheol recommended Seol Young-woo, who was a winger who scored many goals, to change his position to fullback when he was a freshman at the University of Ulsan.
After changing his position to fullback at this time, Seol Young-woo continued to play fullback and became a player recognized enough to win the 2021 K League 1 Young Player Award (Rookie of the Year).
Last year, he also played a leading role in giving Ulsan, which had not won the championship since 2005, the K-League championship in 17 years. Coincidentally, coach Yoo Sang-cheol was also a one-club man and legend of Ulsan Hyundai. After coach Yoo Sang-cheol won the championship in 2005, the last time he was active, his disciple, Seol Young-woo, won the championship again. 토토사이트
After receiving the 2021 K-League Young Player Award, Seol Young-woo said, “I would like to say thank you to coach Yoo Sang-cheol, who is the senior I respect the most and my eternal teacher, although you may be watching from heaven now.” It would have been nice. If there was a director, I think he would have said, ‘Thank you for growing up well'” and expressed his longing for his teacher.
In this way, the teacher who had a decisive influence on the student’s life. Now the student is about to make his A-match debut wearing the national team uniform.
Director Yoo Sang-chul, who will be watching from the sky, must be proud of the disciple who will soon wear the Taegeuk mark he used to wear.