Is Lee Kang-in the next crown prince? It was seen in Klinsman’s hearty smile.
- on Mar 27, 2023
Will Lee Kang-in, who is regarded as the future of Korean football, be reborn as the crown prince under manager Jurgen Klinsmann?
The Korean men’s soccer team, led by coach Klinsman, had their last training session at the National Training Center (NFC) in Paju at 4:00 pm on the 27th to prepare for the game against Uruguay. Only 15 minutes that were notified in advance were released to the reporters.
Excluding Baek Seung-ho, who suffered a hamstring injury, the 25 players first warmed up indoors for about 20 minutes and then came out to the field. The athletes, who started running and raised their body temperature, were divided into four groups and avoided the obstacles set up in advance. After that, it was followed by rondo (ball spinning) training. As the number of passes increased, the voices of the players shouting numbers grew louder. The atmosphere was cordial.
The youngest, Lee Kang-in, also kept a bright smile throughout training among his older brothers. He laughed so hard that his teeth were clearly visible while running with Hwang In-beom and Song Min-gyu. In front of Son Heung-min, the “signboard of Korean soccer,” he was also seen showing off his individual skills.
Director Klinsman also watched Lee Kang-in with pleasure. Coach Klinsmann praised Lee Kang-in at a press conference prior to training, saying, “Even though he is young, he has considerable talent. I personally felt that he is receiving a lot of love in Korea during the game against Colombia. I will grow more in the future. I am watching him grow.” did.
Lee Kang-in made a short but good impression after coming on as a substitute in the second half of the match against Colombia. He showed off the scene of exchanging the ball with Son Heung-min on the side of the pitch, exchanging pressure, and a sharp cross toward Oh Hyun-gyu.
Whether or not Lee Kang-in is selected is a matter of great interest among soccer fans in Korea. Manager Klinsman emphasized every time that even if he is not used as a starting player right away, he is a key player in the future. He promised,스포츠토토 “I often watch Lee Kang-in’s team’s Mallorca matches. If Lee Kang-in continues to develop in the future, he will become a better player. If that happens, our national team will also have more playing time.”