‘Tank Corps’ Coach Jürgen Klinsmann (58), a former striker representing German football and former Tottenham Hotspur (England), guides Son Heung-min메이저놀이터 (Tottenham).
Spurs Web, which delivers the news of Tottenham, said on the 28th, “The former Tottenham star will be with Son Heung-min as the coach of the new Korean national soccer team.”
The Korea Football Association announced on the 27th that it had appointed Klinsmann, a German coach, as the new head coach of the national soccer team. The contract period is about 3 years and 5 months from March to the 2026 World Cup finals in North and Central America.
In the UK, attention was paid to the meeting between coach Klinsman and Son Heung-min, who had a good performance at Tottenham.
The media explained, “Son Heung-min will play with Klinsman, who is familiar to Tottenham fans.”
In fact, coach Klinsmann went through Stuttgart (Germany), Inter Milan (Italy), AS Monaco (France) and played for Tottenham in the 1994-95 season. At that time, he scored 29 goals in 50 matches throughout the season, including 20 goals in 41 league matches, and received the Tottenham Club’s Player of the Year award.
After that, he went through Bayern Munich (Germany) and Sampdoria (Italy) and was loaned to Tottenham in the 1997-98 season, scoring 9 goals in 15 league games. He scored 38 goals and 15 assists in a total of 68 matches while wearing the Tottenham uniform.
Spursweb said, “Coach Klinsman is now taking on a new challenge through the Korean national team coach,” and “You will see him connect with another Tottenham legend (Son Heung-min). Son Heung-min is also preparing to accompany a new coach.” Explained.
Furthermore, the media said, “The meeting between Klinsman and Son Heung-min could be a good move for both. Coach Klinsman works better when expectations are a little lower. It will be interesting if he leads Korea to the next World Cup.” .
Meanwhile, head coach Klinsman will return to Korea next week and begin his full-fledged activities as the head coach of the Korean national team. His debut match is a friendly match against Colombia to be held in Ulsan on the 24th of next month.