Category Archives: South Korea

Soccer’s Pre-emptive Public Holiday Curse

Soccer can sometimes feel like an alternate reality, an escape. On a hard-earned weekend, a manual laborer and his friends might be able to gather for a couple of hours and kick the ball around.  Sheltered children shuttled in minivans from their identical suburban houses to florescent-lit schools can find release on the pitch. A… Read More »

El futbol y coronavirus en los países más afectadas

Desde los primeros casos aparecieron en los últimos días de 2019 en provincia Hubei, China, más que 85.000 personas han cogido la enfermedad en todo el mundo [1]. El coronavirus, también conocido por COVID-19, ha impulsado cuarentenas de ciudades y regiones y cancelaciones de conferencias y eventos culturales. Con el disminuye del virus, el mundo… Read More »

The Controversy of South Korea: 2002 World Cup

If one were to take a look at the results of the 2002 World Cup, one might applaud the South Korean underdogs of the tournaments for rising up to the occasion and advancing over heavy favorites. In reality, it’s one of the most controversial tournaments in the history of the World Cup. The controversy started… Read More »