Wild card Baek Seung-ho was selected as the captain of our national team, which is aiming for a third consecutive gold medal in men’s soccer at the Asian Games. Baek Seung-ho is determined to dedicate himself to the team’s victory like Captain Son Heung-min five years ago.
Asian Games national team coach Hwang Seon-hong appointed key midfielder Baek Seung-ho as captain.
Baek Seung-ho, who is 26 years old this year and was selected along with Seol Young-woo and Park Jin-seop as a wild card with no age limit of 24, is responsible for not only coordinating the team’s offense and defense, 안전놀이터
Like captain Son Heung-min during the 2018 Jakarta Games, he took on the important responsibility of uniting the team both on and off the pitch.
Son Heung-min, who participated as a wild card along with Hwang Ui-jo and Cho Hyun-woo five years ago, only scored one goal, but he assisted the decisive goal at every critical point and led the way to the championship with brilliant leadership.
Now, Baek Seung-ho has taken over that role.
[Baek Seung-ho/Asian Games men’s national soccer team midfielder: I feel a great sense of responsibility, and I think that if we help each other a lot and prepare well, we will be able to show a good performance.] Baek Seung-ho was likely to be selected five years ago, but suffered an injury
. I was caught and did not make the final list.
[Baek Seung-ho/Asian Games men’s national soccer team midfielder: I was really disappointed at the time and couldn’t go, so I think it gave me more motivation.] He played in the Qatar World Cup last year and scored a
wonder goal against Brazil in the round of 16, and has grown even further in the meantime. Baek Seung-ho is determined to win a gold medal with his colleagues.
[Baek Seung-ho/Asian Games men’s soccer team midfielder: I think I have a great feeling about showing a good performance representing my country. My goal is to prepare well and win a gold medal.]