The squad of South Korea for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia is announced and includes the following:
Goalkeepers: Kim Seunggyu (Vissel Kobe), Kim Jinhyeon (Cerezo Osaka), Jo Hyeonwoo (Daegu).
Defenders: Kim Yonggwon (Guandzhou Evergrande), Jang Hyunsoo (Tokyo), Jung Seunghyun (Sagan Tosu), Yun Youngsun (Seongnam), Oh Bansuk (Jeju United), Kim Minwoo (Sangju Sangmu), Park Jooho (Ulsan Hyundai), Hong Chul (Sangju Sangmu), Go Yohan (Seoul), Lee Yong (Jeonbuk Hyundai).
Midfielders: Ki Sungyueng (Swansea City), Jung Wooyoung (Vissel Kobe), Ju Sejong (Asan Mugunghwa), Koo Jacheol (Augsburg), Lee Jaesung (Jeonbuk Hyundai), Lee Seungwoo (Verona), Moon Seonmin (Incheon United).
Forwards: Kim Shinwook (Jeonbuk Hyundai), Son Heungmin (Tottenham Hotspur), Hwang Heechan (Red Bull Salzburg).
The leader of South Korea is the forward of Tottenham Son Heungmin who has spent a good season for the club. Almost all other football players of the team perform in Asia, therefore the potential of the South Korean team is still a secret. According to the results of friendly matches, the Koreans can hardly compete with their opponents in the group — Germany, Sweden and Mexico.