Korea Republic Portraits - 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia

South Korea World Cup Squad Photos

The Taeguk Warriors shocked and delighted the soccerverse in 2002, finishing fourth in the World Cup in front of their home fans. Don’t count on more of the same in 2018. Coach Shin Tae-Yong’s squad is ranked No. 61 and there’s no reason to suggest it can overcome any of its Group F foes. Midfielder Ki-Seung Yung just finished a successful run with the English Premier League side Swansea City and Striker Son Hueng-Min is a rising star with Tottenham, but the defense is suspect and overall talent level is just OK.

Here, portraits of all 23 players on the 2018 World Cup squad.

Ki Sung-Yueng Patrick Smith - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images Ki Sung-Yueng Moon Seon-Min Patrick Smith - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images Moon Seon-Min Kim Young-Gwon Patrick Smith - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images Kim Young-Gwon

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Son Heung-Min Patrick Smith - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images Son Heung-Min Kim Seung-Gyu Patrick Smith - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images Kim Seung-Gyu Lee Yong Patrick Smith - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images Lee Yong Lee Jae-Sung Patrick Smith - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images Lee Jae-Sung Jung Woo-Young Patrick Smith - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images Jung Woo-Young Jang Hyun-Soo Patrick Smith - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images Jang Hyun-Soo Hong Chul Patrick Smith - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images Hong Chul Koo Ja-Cheol Patrick Smith - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images Koo Ja-Cheol Cho Hyun-Woo Patrick Smith - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images Cho Hyun-Woo Kim Min-Woo Patrick Smith - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images Kim Min-Woo Lee Seung-Woo Patrick Smith - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images Lee Seung-Woo Hwang Hee-chan Patrick Smith - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images Hwang Hee-chan Kim Shin-Wook Patrick Smith - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images Kim Shin-Wook Ju Se-Jong Patrick Smith - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images Ju Se-Jong Kim Jin-Hyeon Patrick Smith - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images Kim Jin-Hyeon Oh Ban-Suk Patrick Smith - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images Oh Ban-Suk Go Yo-Han Patrick Smith - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images Go Yo-Han Park Joo-Ho Patrick Smith - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images Park Joo-Ho Yun Young-Sun Patrick Smith - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images Yun Young-Sun Jung Seung-Hyun Patrick Smith - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images Jung Seung-Hyun



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