Popular South Korean Sports What They Are and how is it related to humanities
Popularity of Football in Korea
South Koreas most popular sport is football (soccer). They play under "Korea Republic" and their names of the teams can be the Red Devils, Taegeuk Warriors, or The Reds. The Korean has played in the FIFA World Cup, Asian Cup, and the Olympics. They weren't as successful in the Olympics, only finishing as bronze medalists.
FIFA U-17 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP
The FIFA U-17 World Championship is a championship for males under 17 from various countries that play for a title. It was created in 1985 by the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA). It was called the FIFA U-16 World Championship until after 1991, when they raised the age limit. They also have a womens U-20 League.
Korea Republic-Red Devils
The Red Devils lost to Nigeria in 2009 at the U-17 World Championship. They were at the quarter finals and to this day, are very proud of their accomplishment.
FIFA World Cup 2002
South Korea made the quarter finals in the 2002 FIFA World Cup against Spain. It was their first major win and one they are proud of.