Former national team coach Choi Tae-wook, who was with the Paulo Bento division, told the secret story of the World Cup .
Coach Choi served as a commentator for SBS in the 2022 Southeast Asian Football Federation (AFF) Mitsubishi Cup Final Round 1 match between Vietnam and Thailand held at My Dinh National Stadium in Hanoi, Vietnam at 9:30 pm ( Korean time ) on the 9th . Vietnam and Thailand drew 2-2 , and the direction of the championship cup was decided in the second leg .
He was appointed as a domestic coach to assist him along with coach Michael Kim ( Kim Young -min ) when Bento took over as coach in 2018 . I worked with Bento for 4 years and 4 months until the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar .
As it is the Mitsubishi Cup, 안전놀이터 which is called the World Cup in Southeast Asia, Coach Choi’s experience in the World Cup came naturally from the commentary . Regarding the method of attaching a man-to-man mark to an attacker, Coach Choi said, ” Coach Bento hated man -to – man .
The coaching staff also considered man-to-man, but Bento’s attitude was tough . Coach Choi added, “( Coach Bento ) asked me if I would stop playing modern football and start man-to-man . So the coaching staff couldn’t say anything either . “
Vietnam and Thailand held a big stage and fought a war of nerves . When asked who was the most angry player in our national team, coach Choi said, ” Kim Min – jae got angry a lot . He used to get angry even if Son Heung-min didn’t come down . ” did _
Coach Choi was from Bupyeong High School in Incheon and was one of the geniuses who led the soccer team along with Lee Chun-soo at the time . After graduating from high school , he made his professional debut by joining Anyang LG Cheetahs , and went through Incheon United , Shimizu S-Pulse , Pohang Steelers , Jeonbuk Hyundai , FC Seoul , and Ulsan Hyundai .
In the 2002 FIFA Korea-Japan World Cup , he was called by Guus Hiddink, the former national team coach, and accompanied the legend of the semifinals . He stepped on the pitch in the 3rd and 4th place match against Turkey .
After retiring from active duty, he worked as a youth coach and first -team coach at Seoul E-Land , and worked with Bento for four years in the national team .
Head coach Bento left for Portugal after the renewal of the contract with Korea failed and said, ” To all the coaching staff, the time I spent with the national team was a fantastic experience . I would like to thank everyone who worked with me . In particular , I would like to thank the two Korean coaches ( Choi Tae- wook and Michael Kim ) . I want to, ” he said .