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The K League United Podcast

Jun 18, 2022

The K League United Podcast continues the celebration of 20 years since the 2002 World Cup in South Korea and Japan as this episode seems them relive Korea's historic Round of 16 win over Italy. Matt and Paul review the match before being joined by some special guests.


June 18th 2002 saw South Korea take on an Italian side full of global stars in the World Cup Round of 16. The match, played in Daejeon World Cup Stadium, is etched into the memories of football fans around the world as the host nation score a late, golden goal to advance to the quarters. 
Matt, Paul and K League United's own Jung Muyeol go over the match and talking points before being joined by Italian football expert, journalist and co-host of The Italian Football PodcastNima Tavallaey Roodsari, to hear how the result was taken by fans of the Azurri. 
All this and more, on this rewind edition, of The K League United Podcast