Hong Myung-bo

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Hong Myung-bo
Hong Myung-Bo.jpg
birthday February 12, 1969
place of birth SeoulSouth Korea
size 181 cm
position Defender
Years station
1987-1991 Korea University
Years station Games (goals) 1
1992-1997 Pohang Steelers 110 (14)
1997-1998 Bellmare Hiratsuka 42 0(0)
1999-2001 Kashiwa Reysol 72 0(7)
2002 Pohang Steelers 19 0(0)
2003-2004 Los Angeles Galaxy 38 0(0)
National team
Years selection Games (goals)
1990-2002 South Korea 136 0(10)
Stations as a trainer
Years station
2012 South Korea Olympic Team
2013-2014 South Korea
2016– Hangzhou Navel Greentown
1 Only league games are given.
Korean spelling
Hangeul 홍명보
Hanja 洪明甫
Hong Myeong-bo
Hong Myŏngbo

Hong Myung-bo (born February 12, 1969 in Seoul , South Korea ) is a South Korean football coach and former player .

His greatest sporting success was reaching fourth place at the 2002 World Cup in Japan and South Korea. Hong himself was the captain of the South Korean team and was awarded the bronze ball for the third best player of the tournament after the tournament . After the tournament he resigned from the national team and is still the record player for his country with 135 international matches .

He also took part in the soccer world championships in 1990 , 1994 and 1998 and scored a goal each against Germany and Spain in 1994 .

He ended his playing career in 2004. In 2004, Hong was included in the list of the 125 best living footballers ( FIFA 100 ) by Pelé .

In 2012, he led the Olympic team to the first bronze medal for South Korean soccer players at the Olympic Games. Since June 2013 he has been the national coach of the South Korean national soccer team. He resigned from this post after the team's disappointing performance at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil in July 2014. In 2016 he signed a contract with Hangzhou Nabel Greentown as the club's new coach.

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Individual evidence

  1. Is Hong Myung-bo (35, LA Galaxy), an Eternal Libero, More Popular than Handsome Soccer Star David Beckham (29, Real Madrid)? . In: Dong-a Ilbo of March 5, 2004 (English).
  2. Hong Myung-Bo will be the new national coach of South Korea ( memento of the original from October 9, 2016 in the Internet Archive ) Info: The archive link was automatically inserted and not yet checked. Please check the original and archive link according to the instructions and then remove this notice. . In: wm2014-brasilien.net of June 29, 2013. @1@ 2Template: Webachiv / IABot / wm2014-brasilien.net
  3. South Korea's coach resigns. Report on sport1.de from July 10, 2014 (accessed on July 10, 2014).