All posts tagged "fifa"

  • Lee Jeong-hyeop (Yonhap)
    [] Lee Jeong-hyeop among five bright new stars of Asia

       – The 2015 edition of the AFC Asian Cup provided high-quality and entertaining football throughout the 32-match, three-week competition. Among the most attractive aspects were the performances of a host of youngsters who put themselves into the spotlight and...

    • Posted February 3, 2015
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  • Cristiano Ronaldo of Portugal reacts after winning the FIFA Men's soccer player of the year 2014 prize at the FIFA Ballon d'Or awarding ceremony at the Kongresshaus in Zurich, Switzerland, Monday,  Jan. 12, 2015. ( AP Photo/(KEYSTONE,Walter Bieri)
    Cristiano Ronaldo wins 3rd FIFA Player of the Year award

    ZURICH (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo hopes his third FIFA Player of the Year award brought him closer to being remembered as one of soccer’s all-time greats. The Portuguese forward, who led Real Madrid to its record 10th...

    • Posted January 12, 2015
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  • Actors perform during the opening ceremony before the group A World Cup soccer match between Brazil and Croatia, the opening game of the tournament, in the Itaquerao Stadium in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Thursday, June 12, 2014.  (AP Photo/Andre Penner)
    World Cup kicks off

    (AP) The wait is over. The sun rose Thursday on a tropical nation hosting its first World Cup in 64 years. Nearly half the world’s population, well over 3 billion spectators, is expected to watch soccer’s premier...

    • Posted June 12, 2014
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  • Members of the South Korean men's national football team are greeted by Koreans in Brazil. (Yonhap)
    Korean soccer team arrives in Brazil

    Says they left their disappointments behind in Miami (Yonhap) Players on the Korean national football team have put their recent big loss to Ghana behind them as they get ready for a more crucial task ahead, the...

    • Posted June 11, 2014
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  • World Cup
    Nobody does World Cup like South Korea

    The 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil is only 11 days away. The international soccer tournament turns night to day and pretty much everything else upside down in South Korea, and the World Cup fever is starting to...

    • Posted June 1, 2014
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  • wc
    South Korea suffers deflating 1-0 loss to Tunisia at home

    By Yoo Jee-ho SEOUL (Yonhap) — Sloppy and unorganized on both ends, South Korea dropped to Tunisia 1-0 in its final match at home before the World Cup on Wednesday. Zouhaier Dhaouadi scored on a breakaway moments...

    • Posted May 28, 2014
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  • Brazil Soccer WCup Draw
    No easy opponent in Group H for South Korea

              By Yoo Jee-ho / Yonhap When South Korea drew Algeria, Belgium and Russia in Group H at the World Cup draw held in December in Brazil, you could almost hear sighs of...

    • Posted May 12, 2014
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