South Korea national team striker Hwang Hee-chan (Wolverhampton) said he was “happy to promote Korea” in response to Manchester City (England) manager Pep Guardiola’s “Korean guy” comment.Hwang Hee-chan couldn’t help but laugh when asked about Guardiola’s comments at a press conference before the national team trained at the Paju National Training Center (NFC) on Tuesday afternoon.Hwang Hee-chan said, “That word has ‘Korea’ in it, doesn’t it? I thought it was a positive thing to recognize Korea,” Hwang said, adding, “It’s nice to have such a funny nickname when our team is doing well.”
Guardiola referred to Hwang as “Korean Guy” in a press conference a day before the 2023-2024 English Premier League (EPL) seventh-round match against Wolverhampton because he couldn’t remember his name.The next day, Hwang made sure Guardiola didn’t forget his name by scoring the winning goal in a 2-1 victory over Manchester City.Hwang credits Guardiola’s words with motivating him.”You may not have remembered his name in the moment. But in a way, I felt honored that a coach who has been the best in the world for a long time would mention me in terms of my skills,” he said, adding, “I also gained confidence.”
Indeed, Hwang has been flying high for her team lately.Just before his call-up, he scored his sixth goal of the season in the eighth minute of the EPL Round 8 home match against Aston Villa.His five regular-season goals are tied for fourth in the league with Muhammad Salah (Liverpool) and Jared Boyne (West Ham). Only Elling Holland (8 goals – Manchester City), Son Heung-min (Tottenham), and Alexander Isaacs (Newcastle – 6+) are above Hwang.
“It’s hard to see me and Heung-min competing with each other for goals. I think I’m doing what I have to do, and I think Heung-min can be helpful to him.” 카지노사이트 “Heung-min will try his best to score the most goals, but I will also try to score the most goals in my career,” he said, adding that the key to his recent rise has been adaptation.”This is my third season in England. “It’s my third season in England, so it’s time to adapt and show good form,” he said, adding, “I’m confident that I can show good form if I don’t get sick and keep playing, and the results are good.
Hwang will now be responsible for the front of the Klinsmanns.Jürgen Klinsmann’s side will play a friendly against Tunisia at the Seoul World Cup Stadium on Sept. 13 at 8 p.m., before facing Vietnam at the Suwon World Cup Stadium four days later on Sept. 17 at 8 p.m.”This is my fourth call-up with coach (Klinsmann). This time, I want to perform well,” he said. “We need to get better and better as time goes by. I think I can do that,” he said. “He’s our coach, so I have 100 percent faith in him,” he added. Asian