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South Korea's Attack Might Soon Be The Most Fearsome In The World

In the year 2017 or 2019, we might be talking about South Korea as a darkhorse candidate to win the World Cup. But since it is 2015, this tournament will serve as a kind of measuring stick to size up the Taegeuk Ladies’s progress. South Korea have always existed in the awkward middle ground of Asian football, not a… » 6/08/15 4:40pm 6/08/15 4:40pm

Italian Paper Alleges FIFA Used Corrupt Refs To Fix 2002 World Cup Games

The 2002 World Cup hosted jointly by South Korea and Japan was already infamous for its horrendous refereeing, most notably two knockout stage match-ups involving South Korea. Today, one Italian paper has linked what was widely believed to be match-fixing behavior back then to this current FIFA scandal. » 5/29/15 1:44pm 5/29/15 1:44pm

A peek into the life of South Korea's food porn superstars

Thousands of South Koreans tune in daily to Muk-bang (eating broadcasts): Online live-stream channels where people eats large amounts of food on camera. Those people, called Broadcast Jockeys (BJ's), became real celebrities that could earn up to $9000 a month just by sharing meals with their lonely audience. » 2/17/15 12:59pm 2/17/15 12:59pm

The Uzbekistani U-22 Team Is Insanely Violent

The King's Cup is a weird friendly tournament among a bunch of random teams that takes place annually—except for the years when it does not take place at all—in Thailand. Uzbekistan and South Korea's under-22 teams met on the first day of this year's competition, and the game ended in a 1-0 win for South Korea. But… » 2/02/15 10:00pm 2/02/15 10:00pm

Korean Little Leaguers Get In On The Bat-Flipping Party

Bat flips for everyone! These are two little leaguers for the South Korea team bat-flipping their asses off against Puerto Rico today. The first one is a little more about the hands than bat flip, but the second one is textbook. They both happen to be on outs, but that doesn't matter, one of the all-time great bat… » 8/17/14 7:18pm 8/17/14 7:18pm

South Korea's Biggest Royals Fan Finally Goes To Kansas City

Sung Woo Lee was born and raised in South Korea, and yet the poor guy somehow got roped into cheering for the Kansas City Royals. He's followed the team for something like two decades now but he has never visited the United States. This week, thanks to a group of nice fans, Sung Woo is getting an ambassador's welcome… » 8/06/14 11:20am 8/06/14 11:20am

South Korea-Algeria: Four Years Later, Algeria Is Worthy Of Your Support

Few sides garnered less praise entering the World Cup than the Desert Foxes of Algeria. Most Americans will remember Algeria as the victims of Landon Donovan's 91st minute miracle goal in 2010. That Algeria side spent the vast majority of the game stifling an increasingly frustrated American attack. They were… » 6/22/14 2:07pm 6/22/14 2:07pm

Can South Korea Make Another Surprise Run In Brazil?

South Korea are one of Asia's traditional soccer powers. They and Japan have bossed the continent for decades now, coasting to World Cup to World Cup, where they've tried to prove that Asia's got real talent. In Brazil, South Korea have a chance to once again show that though Asia's a historically weak confederation,… » 6/11/14 2:00pm 6/11/14 2:00pm