It has been decided that Jürgen Klinsmann, who has coached the national soccer team in Germany and the United States, will be appointed as the coach of the South Korean national soccer team.

This was announced by the Korean Football Association on the 27th.

South Korea made it through the first round at last year's World Cup in Qatar, but lost to Brazil in the first round of the finals, and Portuguese Paulo Bento resigned as coach.

As a result of the South Korean Football Association's selection of a successor, Mr. Klinsmann has been appointed.

Klinsmann is 58 years old.

During his playing days, he was a striker for the German national team.As a coach, he finished third as the coach of the German national team at the 2006 World Cup, and led the United States to the last 16 at the 2014 Brazil tournament. .

According to the Korean Football Association, Mr. Klinsmann's contract is until the 2026 World Cup, and he will take command from the warm-up match against Colombia on the 24th of next month.