Men’s soccer team coach Jurgen Klinsmann, who participated as a member of the Technical Research Group (TSG) of the International Football Federation (FIFA) at the 2022 Qatar World Cup, emphasized the importance of ‘mental’.

Coach Klinsman attended the ‘2023 Korea Football Association (KFA) Leaders Conference’ held at the International Youth Cultural Center in Goyang on the afternoon of the 15th and expressed his feelings about watching the World Cup with TSG in front of about 200 domestic leaders.

He said, “It was fortunate to watch the World Cup with the TSG group. With Coach Doo-Ri Cha here, we watched 33 matches, nearly half of the 64 matches, in two groups.” “I think. And the teams that were not prepared for the mindset, such as Germany, Spain and Denmark, expected that they would perform a little better, but they returned home early because they were not psychologically ready. I think the most important thing in the World Cup is mental.” said.

Michael Müller, head of the National Team Strengthening Committee of the Korea Football Association, who was present, also agreed, saying, “Even if you look at not only Germany and Spain, but also Qatar and Portugal, they had an important impact in a tournament with a large mental aspect.”

Director Klinsman, who arrived through Incheon International Airport on the 8th, has been living in Korea for a week since that day. He said, “It’s nice to meet you (leaders) through this event. After arriving in Korea, I received a lot of hospitality in Seoul last week. I want to say thank you for that,” he said. “Every day is a learning process. Everyone, this country , learning about football. It’s very interesting,” he said with a laugh.

Coach Klinsman, who will lead the national team until the 2026 World Cup in North and Central America, said, “It is an honor to be the coach of the Korean national team. I will do everything possible to achieve success. I hope that you will learn something from me.” “I have been a professional for 40 years. I have been to many countries and experienced various things. There were ups and downs in my life. Based on this, I hope there is a part where I can give you various advice. (You too) A national team player I hope you can give me some advice.” 오락실 토토

Regarding the future national team operation plan, “There have been many changes in technology, data, information, etc. over the past 15 to 20 years. In addition, the collaboration part has also changed. We have to collaborate with departments, medical teams, video parts, administration, etc. . The most important thing is to communicate with many people,” he said. “Also, it is important what kind of psychological state the players have. It’s important to be able to work comprehensively and internationally. I think it’s a challenge for me.”

“As the national team coach, it is important to set a clear goal. Looking at the history of Korean soccer for the past 20 years, winning the Asian Cup is our clear goal. We will work hard to achieve this,” he said. It is important to help. It is important to understand the goal and inspire motivation, “he reiterated his goal of winning the Asian Cup in Qatar.

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