Cloud crowds gathered from Ulsan and Seoul to cheer for the first victory of Klinsmann, who took the first step toward the 2026 World Cup in North and Central America.
The Korean national team, led by coach Jurgen Klinsmann, will play its second A match in March against Uruguay at the Seoul World Cup Stadium at 8:00 pm on the 28th.
Korea, which drew 2-2 with Colombia in Klinsman’s debut game at Ulsan Munsu Soccer Stadium on the 24th, will challenge for its first victory.
Korea and Uruguay met again in about four months after drawing 0-0 in the first leg of Group H of the 2022 Qatar World Cup group stage last November.
As the soccer fever heats up after advancing to the round of 16 for the first time in 12 years at the Qatar World Cup, interest in Klinsmann, who has newly anchored, is also rising.
Tickets for Klinsman’s debut game against Colombia, which was held in Ulsan earlier, were sold out early, and 36,000 full-seat spectators came in to feel the enthusiasm of the fans.
Tickets for the game against Uruguay, which will be held at the Seoul World Cup Stadium, have all been sold out.
Klinsmanho’s ‘attack soccer’ in the game against Colombia caught the attention of fans, and the return match against Uruguay, the opponent of the Qatar World Cup, also seems to be a factor that attracted attention.
In fact, the stadium was filled with fans wearing the red uniforms of the national team 3 to 4 hours before kickoff.
Fans wearing the uniform of Tottenham Hotspur and the national team with No.
In addition, there were many fans wearing the uniforms of ‘monster defender’ Kim Min-jae and ‘golden boy’ Lee Kang-in (Mallorca), who are leading the Italian Serie A Napoli.
Lee Ji-yeon (20, Seoul), a soccer fan wearing Lee Kang-in’s Mallorca uniform, laughed and said, “It was a pity that I played as a substitute against Colombia, but today I want to start and score a goal.”
Four months have passed since the Qatar World Cup ended, but the heat at the Seoul World Cup Stadium ahead of the match against Uruguay was comparable to the friendly match against Brazil, the ‘world’s strongest’ in June of last year.
Various events organized by the Korea Football Association and sponsors around the stadium attracted the attention of fans.
Dozens of fans formed a long line in front of the store selling merchandise related to the national team.
An official from the national team said, “The national team-related MD products are very popular. Following Ulsan, fans in Seoul continue to step in and are showing good reactions.”
With all the tickets for the game against Uruguay sold out, attention is being paid to whether it will break the record for the highest number of spectators.
The highest number of spectators ever at Seoul World Cup Stadium for Team A was 65,308 at the time of the warm-up match against Brazil on October 12, 2013.
On June 2 last year,스포츠토토 a friendly match against Brazil also came in with 64,872 people, ranking third in history.
Even if seats are sold out, the number of spectators varies depending on the number of special seats sold, such as skyboxes, for each game.