Coach Klinsman, who had experience as a striker for Tottenham, met Son Heung-min on the national soccer team.
The Korea Football Association announced the appointment of manager Klinsman on the 27th. His contract period is 3 years and 5 months until the 2026 World Cup finals in North and Central America. Coach Klinsmann will return as coach in four years after leading Hertha Berlin (Germany) in 2019.
A number of local European media showed interest in Klinsmann’s appointment as the manager of the Korean national team메이저놀이터. The British HITC said on the 28th, ‘The manager who dreamed of becoming Tottenham manager came to direct Son Heung-min. Only Tottenham legend Klins will join Son Heung-min in the Korean national team.”
Coach Klinsman also revealed his desire to coach Tottenham in 2021. When he was mentioned as one of the Tottenham manager candidates in April 2021 after Mourinho left Tottenham, Klinsmann said, “Anything is possible. I never thought I would lead the German national team to the World Cup as coach. “I didn’t think I would be coaching the US national team and I didn’t think I would be coaching Bayern Munich. We have to see who will be the manager of Tottenham.”
Coach Klinsmann played an active role as a striker representing Germany during his active career, leading the team to win the 1990 World Cup in Italy and Euro 96. He also played an active part in scoring multiple goals in the 1994 World Cup group stage match against Korea. As a member of Tottenham, he scored 29 goals during the 1994-95 season, and also played a loan role at Tottenham in the 1997-98 season.
Coach Klinsmann performed well by leading Germany to the semifinals at the 2006 World Cup in Germany. He coached the U.S. national team for five years from 2011, winning the 2014 World Cup in Brazil in the round of 16 and the 2013 North and Central America Gold Cup. On the other hand, he failed in Bayern Munich (Germany) and Hertha Berlin, repeating success and failure in the national team and club team.