By Choi Song-ah (Yonhap) = South Korea’s women’s soccer team left the 2023 FIFA World Cup in Australia and New Zealand with one draw, two losses and a group stage exit. The ‘young blood’ born in the 2000s showed promise of becoming mainstays .In addition to 2000-born Chu Hyo-joo (Suwon FC), who is already a regular wing-back, the tournament also saw 2007-born mixed-race player Casey Eugene Fair (PDA) and 2002-born striker Chun Ga-ram (Hwacheon KSPO) make a name for themselves with fans. Head coach Colin Bell (England) tested the pair for the first time in the final group game against Germany on March 3, when they energized the team to a 1-1 draw and the only point of the tournament.”I’ve been preparing hard and wanted to stay for a long time, so I’m disappointed with the outcome,” said Chun, who returned home via Incheon International Airport on Friday after the World Cup, “but I’m grateful that I learned a lot and was able to learn from the World Cup.” Chun is already considered one of the country’s top talents at her age, having earned the nickname “Chun Messi” after her impressive performance at the U-20 World Cup last year. Late last year, 카지노사이트킹 she was selected by KSPO with the first pick in the Women’s Professional Football WK League rookie draft .The journey of preparing for and playing in the biggest tournament of her career has pushed her to grow even further.”It was fun to play in front of 40,000 people with the support of Korean fans, and I was happy to face strong opponents,” says Chun, emphasizing that the tournament made him realize that he really loves soccer. He said he keeps a diary of his performances to help him reflect and prepare for the future, but he also wrote down his disappointments in the tournament “I wrote it down so that I wouldn’t forget the ‘bitter pain,'” he said, adding, “I will prepare myself to be stronger so that I can be happy in four years.” “I’m one of the smaller Korean athletes,” Chun continued, “but I have the advantage of not being intimidated when fighting against stronger foreign athletes. I’m also practicing a lot to use my bursts and speed to confuse my opponents,” he said, vowing to improve further.