Chairman Müller “Klinsmann, the first negotiation target… positive for life in Korea”

“Director Jurgen Klinsmann (59) was our first negotiator.”

Michael Müller, head of the Korea Football Association’s National Team Strengthening Committee, held a press conference at the Seoul Soccer Center on the 28th and explained the process of appointing coach Klinsman as the new head coach of the men’s national team토토사이트.

Chairman Mueller said, “We selected five candidates through the entire process. We started negotiations with priorities, and only Klins was the first negotiator, and he was finally appointed.”

Coach Klinsman is the most famous person among the Korean national soccer team’s coaches so far.

As a player, he was a striker for the German national team, where he won t

As a coach, he coached the German national team and finished third at the 2006 World Cup held in his country. Then, while coaching the US national team, he won the 2013 North and Central America Gold Cup and advanced to the round of 16 at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.

Müller stressed that Klinsmann took a positive attitude toward the negotiations as he had a good impression of Korea and Korean football.

Chairman Müller said, “Klinsmann wanted to live in Korea and had a lot of interest in Korea. He visited Korea as a commentator for Germany during the 2002 Korea-Japan World Cup, and in 2017 he visited Korea to see his son who participated in the U-20 World Cup. visited,” he said.

Then, referring to Klinsmann’s goal against Korea in the 1994 USA World Cup group stage match (3-2 Germany win), he said, “I was impressed by Korea’s ‘fighting spirit’ and fighting spirit in the fierce battle at that time.”

Müller joked, “I think Klinsmann decided to coach Korea after losing the 2004 warm-up match against Korea when he was leading the German national team.”

In the process of appointing coach Klinsmann, criticism is emerging that Chairman Muller lacked communication with other Korean members.

At the press conference, several questions were raised asking for clarification on this part.

Chairman Müller said, “The second meeting was held in Gwanghwamun yesterday. What I can say for sure is that the members responded positively, and it was time to share the contents sufficiently.”

The chairman also said, “The process of selecting, contacting, and electing candidates (above) is a policy issue of the Football Association, and there are many sensitive parts, so we asked for understanding (from the members in advance), and there was consent from (members) about this.” said.

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