‘Captain Sharp’ and ‘Bronze Ball’ Lee Seung-won conveyed his impressions of the tournament. It is a determination to keep working hard to chase after ‘Golden Ball senior’ Lee Kang-in토토사이트.
The Republic of Korea national under-20 (U-20) soccer team, led by coach Kim Eun-joong, returned home via Incheon International Airport at noon on the 14th. ‘Sharp’ Kim Eun-joong and his children returned after achieving the ‘second consecutive semi-final legend’ at the 2023 FIFA U-20 Argentina World Cup.
The question mark of ‘Valley Generation’ has been transformed into an exclamation mark of ‘Golden Generation’. Kim Eun-joong advanced to the tournament by going undefeated against France (2-1 win), Honduras (2-2 draw) and Gambia (0-0 draw) in Group F of the group stage. They defeated Ecuador (3-2 win) in the round of 16 and Nigeria (1-0 win) in the quarterfinals. Although they fell to Italy (1-2 loss) in the semifinals and Israel (1-3 loss) in the 3rd-4th place match, they returned with gold by achieving the amazing achievement of reaching the semifinals twice in a row.
At the center was ‘Captain’ Lee Seung-won. During the 7 games in this tournament, he was responsible for the attack, sweeping 3 goals and 4 assists. Lee Seung-won even won the ‘Bronze Ball’, which was the third best player in the tournament. After graduating from Dankook University, a promising player who had just joined Gangwon FC this year and had yet to make his professional debut swept the U-20 World Cup and imprinted himself and Korean football around the world.
Lee Seung-won said, “I had a lot of worries and concerns while preparing for this World Cup. First of all, thanks to the enthusiastic support from the fans, I was able to achieve a good result of reaching the semifinals of the World Cup. I think that we have gained a lot outside of the results. I will do my best so that I can continue to show you a good image and an improved image.”
He took the mic again in an individual interview. When asked about the most memorable scene among the attack points he recorded, Lee Seung-won said, “It was the first match against France. Personally, I am very happy, but what we prepared came out on the ground. ” he replied.
Lee Seung-won, who won the Bronze Ball following Lee Kang-in, who won the Golden Ball last year. He said, “It’s a position I don’t dare to talk about. (Lee) Kangin sees and learns a lot from hyung. I think he received good energy. I will continue to work hard so that Kangin follows hyung.”
Finally, Lee Seung-won said, “As soon as the match against Nigeria ended, the players and staff rushed to the ground. Seeing that, I was moved. I felt that every part I had prepared was being fulfilled. It was very meaningful to feel that my efforts were bearing fruit.” He recalled the thrilling competition. Now, Lee Seung-won returns to his team, Gangwon, and continues to challenge himself.