‘Crying before the game’ Singaporean naturalized player visits national team to say hello one-on-one

Singaporean naturalized footballer Song Eui-Young is overwhelmed with emotion after meeting the South Korean national team at the Seoul World Cup Stadium.

Jürgen Klinsmann’s South Korea national soccer team defeated Singapore 5-0 on Saturday at 8 p.m. at Seoul World Cup Stadium in the first match of the second round of Asian qualifying for the FIFA Confederations Cup North America 2026.

There was one face that stood out for the Singaporean team. Incheon native Song Eui-young got the start against South Korea.

Song was born in Incheon and played soccer in South Korea throughout elementary, middle, and high school. After graduating from high school in 2012, he joined Singapore Home United (now Ryan City) and later naturalized as a Singaporean in 2021.

“I got a little emotional when I was warming up,” Song said in the post-match mixed zone, referring to the Seoul World Cup stadium as his childhood dream.

The excitement was felt on the field as well. After the game, she greeted each of her teammates individually. He politely bowed and shook their hands with both hands. South Korea’s captain, Son Heung-min, put his arm around her shoulders.

Afterward, Song exchanged jerseys with the “star of the athletes” in the mix zone and took photos with him, creating a small fan meeting between the Singaporean team and Son Heung-min. 아톰카지노

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