South Korea’s football legend Park Ji-sung signs with Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors. He’ll serve as an adviser to the team. He will also share his knowledge of the European football style of play with the current champion of the K League 1.
According to Korea sports news reports, Park will be a part-time adviser for Jeonbuk. He will divide his time between Britain and South Korea. Park will advise the team on football, including drafting, player development, training, and scouting.
Based on football and basketball betting sources, Park will serve as Jeonbuk’s technical director on player acquisitions and transfers. Park said that he learned a lot from the advanced European systems. Also, Park spent a lot of time studying the systems during retirement. He promised to do his best to help Jeonbuk become stronger.
Legend Park Ji-sung Signs with Jeonbuk
According to a sports news site, it will be the first time that Park will be working in the K League after a professional career that took him to Japan, the Netherlands, and the UK. Also, he represented his country at three straight FIFA World Cups since 2002. During his first World Cup tournament, he scored against Portugal in the final group game that qualified South Korea into the next stage for the first time.
After the World Cup, the national team coach Guus Hiddink became the PSV Eindhoven manager. Park transferred from Japan’s Kyoto Purple Sanga to play under his previous coach. In 2005, he became the first South Korean to play in the Premier League when he signed with Manchester United.
Park was the South Korean squad captain during the 2010 World Cup. According to online slot machines and gambling news sites, he became the first Asian player to score at least one goal in three straight World Cup tournaments. After he retired from playing professionally, he became the head of the youth development strategy for the Korea Football Association from 2017 to 2018.