Moussa Altamari (Montpellier), who sank the South Korean national soccer team, sent a message to Son Heung-min (Tottenham Hotspur).

Son Heung-min delivered a message to his fans through his SNS on the 8th (Korea Standard Time). He participated in Qatar at the 2023 Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Asian Cup as the captain of the Korean national team from the 12th of last month to February 7th.

Ahead of the tournament, the goal of the Taeguk Warriors, including Son Heung-min, was to win the championship. South Korea, which claims to be the “dominant of Asian soccer,” has not won the Asian Cup for 64 years since 1960.

In addition to Son Heung-min, the Asian Cup drew high expectations as world-class players, including Lee Kang-in (PSG) and Kim Min-jae (Bayern Munich), joined the national team. Some predicted that Korea would win the Asian Cup, saying it was the best squad ever.

However, the South Korean national soccer team, led by coach Jurgen Klinsmann, had to leave Qatar without reaching the threshold for the final.

The Klinsman team failed to advance to the finals after losing 0-2 in the semifinals of the 2023 Asian Cup against Jordan at Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium in Alayan, Qatar, on the 7th.

The Klinsmann team, which defeated Saudi Arabia and Australia in the round of 16 and quarterfinals, shocked fans as it was completely defeated by Jordan, who was considered relatively inferior. This was Jordan’s first Asian Cup semifinal, and he had never won a single match against South Korea in six matches (three draws and three losses) before the match.

As the FIFA ranking was also 87th, 64 notches below the 23rd-ranked Korea, many predicted Korea’s victory, but Jordan made an unexpected result by scoring two goals in the second half alone. The Klinsmann team had to accept the shocking result as it failed to record a single effective shot.

After the whistle at the end of the game, Son Heung-min could hardly raise his head. Son Heung-min, who unfortunately finished the tournament as runner-up at the 2015 Asian Cup in Australia, aimed to win the tournament, but he had to pack up before the final. 헤라카지노주소

After the game, Son Heung-min boarded the plane early to return to his club, Tottenham. After some time, Son left a message on his social networking site, expressing his gratitude and apologies to the fans.

Son Heung-min said, “As we played the Asian Cup tournament that many people had been looking forward to, we were too late to thank you because we were all focused on the game,” adding, “I felt heavy and sad to return to London after the game, but I arrived well.”

“I think I wasn’t good enough as a captain and I didn’t lead the team well,” he said, adding, “I was so proud to be a Korean soccer player because you showed so much love and support despite this situation. Thank you and I’m sorry.”

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