It is an expected result, so there is nothing to be surprised about or new to it. This is the story of the appointment of a coach for the Korean national soccer team. On the 27th of last month, the Korea Football Association (KFA) officially announced the appointment of the vacant national team manager. The main character is none other than Jurgen Klinsmann (59). Coach Klinsmann is a German legend who enjoyed an era of world football and is a world-class star player recognized by others. The announcement of the appointment of the head coach of the national team puts weight on reliability in that it meets the appointment deadline by the end of February, which the Korea Football Association promised in advance. However, the press conference on the background of Klinsmann’s appointment as coach by Michael Müller (58. Germany), who is in charge of the national team’s operation and management, the day after the appointment announcement, poured cold water on this credibility.

In January of this year, Chairman Müller, who began his important mission and role as the first foreign head of power reinforcement in Korean football history, discussed ‘international judgment, a blank slate’ at his inauguration press conference, and as conditions for appointing a national team coach ▲professional ▲experience ▲motivation ▲teamwork ▲ Five factors, including environmental factors, were identified. However, at the press conference on this day, Chairman Müller avoided giving clear answers to the five conditions and only consistently amplified the negative side by answering alumni. In the end, it was the Korea Football Association that sparked the fire. In other words, the question is whether the head of the Korea Football Association is the actual subject of the appointment of manager Klinsman.

This perception surfaced to the lack of communication due to consultations with the six members of the Power Reinforcement Committee, and acted as a cause of a greater aftermath. Korean soccer has a painful dark history in which domestic coaches were suddenly sacked due to the behind-the-scenes administration of the Korea Football Association in 1998 and 2011. In the end, it is not an exaggeration to say that the national team = foreign coach equation was established because of this. Whenever the Korea Football Association appoints a foreign coach for the national team, it only put forward a justification for the appointment that is good for the public. However, except for Guus Hiddink (77. Netherlands) and Paulo Bento (54. Portugal), coaches were fired regardless of the contract period due to sluggish performance, and eventually the Korea Football Association was criticized by foreign media as saying that the Korean national team coach was a ‘poisoned Holy Grail’. I came to suffer the humiliation of listening to

The contradiction of the Korea Football Association finally revealed its bare face by focusing on the appointment of coach Uli Stielike (69, Germany), a martial arts leader who deceived everyone. On the other hand, former coach Stielike poured out sophistry rather than absurd remarks that “Korean football lacks creativity because of the situation of the division of South and North Korea” in the name of advice when appointing coach Klinsman, As such, it reminds us of the need for thorough verification of character. The person who cannot be free here is director Klinsman. 토토사이트

Coach Klinsman’s reputation as a player is considered the best among all national team coaches, but as far as experience and leadership as a leader, the reputation that any country or club team recognizes is definitely not. In particular, Klinsmann’s resignation from Hertha BSC Berlin (2019.11 – 2020.2), where he last held the helm, was no different from Stielike, who gave up the helm during his tenure, so the negative perception of Klinsmann’s personality is strong. Nevertheless, Chairman Müller remained silent and only emphasized motivation, one of Klinsman’s five conditions.

In fact, coach Klinsman’s leadership hiatus is three years, but it is not an exaggeration to say that it is close to six years since November 2016, when he was sacked from the US national soccer team coach, as the actual blank period. The common feature of these leaders during the hiatus is their earnestness and self-centered claim to justification. Chairman Müller tried to rationalize the validity of Klinsmann’s appointment as coach by glorifying this as motivation. In a word, it is no different from the proverb ‘Crayfish is on the side of crabs’. Modern soccer is tactically diverse and focused on improving competitiveness. When facing this fact, coach Klinsman’s 6-year hiatus is not without the possibility of causing a lack of strategy due to lack of field experience along with limitations in tactical operation. 

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