Korean football has stood at a new starting line. Together with new coach Jurgen Klinsmann (59, Germany) of the national soccer team, he will run for the 2026 World Cup in North and Central America (Canada, USA, Mexico). Coach Klinsman, who had a reputation as a world-class striker during his playing days, declared ‘attack football’.
Coach Klinsman said at the inaugural press conference held at the National Training Center (NFC) in Paju, Gyeonggi-do on the 9th, “I was a striker. I prefer attacking football. A 4-3 victory is better than a 1-0 victory,” he said, suggesting the goal of winning the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Asian Cup to be held in Qatar next year and reproducing the semifinals of the World Cup.
Coach Klinsman has the highest name value among the Korean national team coaches of all time. He is far above former coach Paulo Bento (Portugal), who advanced to the round of 16 at the 2022 Qatar World Cup. Nevertheless, the voice of concern is greater than the expectation. He led Germany and the United States as a national team, and Bayern Munich and Hertha Berlin (above Germany) as clubs, but the break in his leadership career was too long. Excluding the extent to which he briefly conducted Berlin from November 2019 to February of the following year, his hiatus amounted to seven years. He didn’t leave football, of course. He spent a year and a half with the FIFA Technical Study Group (TSG) and was a commentator for the BBC and ESPN. This is the reason coach Klinsman emphasized that he “always stayed in the soccer world.” 토토사이트
However, there is still no way to confirm whether we have properly grasped the flow of modern soccer, which changes very rapidly from moment to moment. There is a limit to the gaze outside the field, not on the bench that always breathes with the players. In his autobiography, Philip Lahm, who worked with the German national team in the past, said, “Coach Klinsmann only trained physically. The preparations for the game were prepared by the players,” as revealed, and his leadership itself is still a question. In response, director Klinsman said, “It is an ordinary comment. Attackers want to shoot, midfielders pass, and defenders want tactical training.”