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German soccer legend Klinsmann has been appointed as the new head coach of the national soccer team.
He will lead the national team for three years and five months until the 2026 World Cup finals in North and Central America.
Reporter Park Ju-rin reports안전놀이터.
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Klinsman, who gave us a painful defeat in the group stage of the 1994 World Cup in the USA.
About two months after Bento left Korea, the Korea Football Association officially announced Klinsman as the new head coach of the national team.
His contract period is 3 years and 5 months until the 2026 World Cup finals.
Salary has not been disclosed.
After signing the contract, Coach Klinsman said through the Football Association, “It is an honor to succeed the great coaches who directed the Korean national team.” .
Klinsmann, a striker representing Germany and a member of the 1990 World Cup winning team, took over as head coach of the German national team after his retirement and led the U.S. national team to the round of 16 at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.
However, when he led the German national team, he was mainly in the United States, causing controversy over the so-called ‘remote command’, and in 2019, at Hertha Berlin, he was hardened after two months due to a conflict with the club.
As if conscious of this evaluation, the Football Association explained that living in Korea during his tenure was included in the terms of his contract.
While the Korea Football Association Mueller Ganghwa Chairman held a press conference today regarding the appointment of the coach, coach Klinsman will arrive in Korea next week and prepare for an evaluation match against Colombia on the 24th of next month, which will be his debut match.
This is Park Ju-rin from MBC News.