[밑줄 쫙!] Former Korea-Japan World Cup hero Yoo Sang-cheol dies after battling cancer

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first/Former Director Yoo Sang-cheol, Died after battling cancer

Former Incheon United manager Yoo Sang-cheol died on the 7th after battling cancer. I am 50 years old.

Director Yoo was hospitalized with jaundice symptoms in October 2019 while serving as Incheon’s commander-in-chief, but was diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic cancer and struggled with the disease.

Former coach Yoo kept the bench while fighting the disease and prevented Incheon’s relegation from the second division that year.

After that, I put down the baton with the promise of “I will definitely come back” and focused on fighting the disease.

He often appeared at Incheon training grounds and stadiums, showing that he had recovered his health.

In May of last year, he appeared on a TV variety program along with his teammates at the 2002 Korea-Japan World Cup.

In the middle of the 2020 season, Incheon fell into a slump and the manager was sacked, and former coach Yoo was mentioned as the next commander. At that time, former coach Yoo said strongly that he wanted to help the team and that he would return to the field.

However, the club refused him because of concerns about his health and his return was not made.

At the beginning of this year, he was more active, such as looking back on his active days and creating YouTube content that illuminates his juniors, giving anticipation to fans who wanted him to return to the command post.

However Director Yoo, whose condition has deteriorated rapidly in recent years, eventually passed away after a year and eight months of battling the disease.

Korea Japan World Cup Heroes’…Active as a leader

Former coach Yoo played 124 matches for the adult national team alone, and is a ‘legend’ who made a name for himself as a representative multiplayer in Korean football.

He started his professional career in 1994 wearing the Ulsan Hyundai jersey, and made his debut in the A Match that year. Early on, it was evaluated as a lumber that could be used on the European stage.As a member of the team and national team, he stood out.

He was able to stand in any position of a field player by possessing not only the steel stamina that came from his 183cm tall body, but also the sense of goal, heading, and defense.

In his first professional year as a defender, he was selected as the best 11 of the K League season, as a midfielder in 1998 and as a striker in 2002. In 1998, he even became the top scorer in the K-League (15 goals).

Even with the Taegeuk mark, he left behind big goals, such as the equalizing goal in the third group match against Belgium at the 1998 World Cup in France, and an additional goal in the first group match against Poland at the 2002 Korea-Japan World Cup.

At the Korea-Japan World Cup After leading the ‘four-finals’ as the main axis of the national team led by Guus Hiddink, Rivaldo (Brazil), Michael Balak (Germany), etc. He was also selected as the All-Star Midfielder of the tournament.

After the Korea-Japan World Cup, he served as the national team captain, and at the 2004 Athens Olympics, he played as a wildcard and contributed to the quarterfinals.

As a professional player, besides Ulsan, he played an active part in Japan’s J League’s Kashiwa Reysol and Yokohama Marinos. I retired from active duty in 2006.

As a K-league, he played only in Ulsan, leaving 37 goals and 9 assists in 142 games. On the Japanese stage, especially in Yokohama, he played four seasons, contributing to his second consecutive league victories in 2003 and 2004.

During his career as a player, he was also known as a ‘beautiful person in all directions’ and an ‘icon of fighting spirit’. In fact, during the Confederations Cup held as a preliminary match to the World Cup in June 2001, he scored the winning goal in the second half against Mexico, leading Korea to a 2-1 victory in the first half. It was known late that he played full-time with a broken nose bone in a competition with an opponent during the match.

In addition By the time he retired, he surprised fans once again by revealing that he played his game with almost blindness in his left eye.

In particular, after retirement, former coach Yoo coached young players on the broadcast program ‘Fly Shooter’. A representative player who received coaching at this time is Lee Kang-in (Valencia), who has grown into the future of Korean football.

He started his career as a full-fledged leader at Chuncheon Machinery High School in 2009, took charge of Daejeon Citizen (currently Daejeon Hana Citizen) in 2011 and debuted as a professional commander, and continued to conduct until the following year.

After gaining experience as a manager at Ulsan University in 2014, he returned to the professional stage when he was called by the Jeonnam Dragons in 2018, but resigned after 8 months due to poor grades.

After that, Incheon, who took office in May 2019, became the last team with ‘Soccer Yoo Sang-cheol’.

A wave of condolences from the domestic and international football world

The news of the passing of former coach Yoo was saddened both inside and outside the football world. The FIFA World Cup official account posted a commemorative message, saying, “Once a World Cup hero, always a World Cup hero” along with a picture of former coach Yoo participating in the national team match.

On the FIFA World Cup account, former coach Yoo expressed his condolences to the bereaved family, acquaintances, and the Korean football world by introducing, “During the 2002 Korea-Japan World Cup, the Korean national team played an important role in making it to the quarter-finals at home.”

Condolence messages from domestic and foreign clubs continued, starting with Incheon United, who became the last team under former coach Yoo.

The Incheon club posted on their Instagram account, “I will remember your passion forever. Thank you. Rest in peace.” In 2011, Daejeon Hana Citizen, the team where former coach Yoo took the first step as a professional commander, said, “Be careful and rest in peace. I wish you,” he wrote.

Jeju United shared the Korea Football Association’s Instagram tribute post and prayed for peace with a praying hand emoticon and hashtag ‘Yoo Sang-cheol’, and also posted a photo of his visit to the Jeju World Cup Stadium as Incheon coach. Done.

Official accounts of Pohang Steelers, Gwangju FC, and Gangwon FC participated in the Korea Football Association’s post as a memorial comment.

Japan’s J-League Yokohama Marinos, where former coach Yoo played as a player from 1999 to 2000 and 2003 to 2004, tweeted, “I’m sorry that I couldn’t keep the promise I made to ‘I want to meet you again’ when I won at the Nissan Stadium in the opening match at home last year. “He expressed his sadness.

After the news of former director Yoo’s battle with the disease became known, Yokohama fans put up Korean cheering flags saying, ‘You can do it, Sang-cheol Yoo!!’ to strengthen them.

English Premier League (EPL) Tottenham Hotspur’s Korean Twitter account said, “Our 2002 World Cup hero, Yoo Sang-cheol, became a star at the age of 50 after battling pancreatic cancer.”

In addition, Kim Byung-ji, vice president of the Korea Football Association, Ki Seong-yong, Jeong Seong-ryong, Koo Ja-cheol, and colleagues who shared their sorrows with the national team and juniors in the soccer world also shared their sorrows.

In particular, Lee Kang-in also expressed his sadness by describing former coach Yoo as ‘the first teacher in my football life’.

In addition, not only football players and celebrities in other sports, but also politicians such as Lee Nak-yeon, former leader of the Democratic Party of Korea, also contributed.

Yun Ho-jung, floor leader of the Democratic Party of Korea, speaks at a meeting of the Supreme Council held at the National Assembly in Yeouido, Seoul on the morning of the 7th. (Photo = Yonhap News)

second/Yun Ho-jung I will act quickly

Min Ho-jung, floor leader of the Minjoo Party, said at the Democratic Party floor countermeasures meeting held at the National Assembly on the 8th, “We will promptly take responsible measures for the results of the entire real estate investigation announced by the Anti-Corruption and Civil Rights Commission.” The Democratic Party was originally scheduled to hold an undisclosed supreme committee meeting on the same day to discuss countermeasures against the alleged involvement in illegal real estate transactions involving 12 members of the ACRC announced by the ACRC, but the schedule was postponed.

The floor leader Yoon said, “I made the decision to cut my flesh as much as the water below is clear only when the water above is clear, and I have accepted the result.”

Minority Leader Yoon’s remarks suggesting swift and intensive measures do not deviate significantly from the party leadership’s existing position on the real estate issue.

Previously, former floor leader Kim Tae-nyeon, who was the predecessor, declared, “We will undergo an intensive investigation and disclose the contents as they are.” CEO Song Young-gil also said at a press conference on the 2nd, “If you and your immediate family are involved in the entrance exam and employment corruption, real estate speculation, or sexual harassment, you will be removed from the party immediately, and you will be banned from repossession until the accusation is confirmed.”

◆All 12 people suspected of speculation including Woo Sang-ho and Yoon Mi-hyang to withdraw from the party

On that day, the Democratic Party of Korea decided to recommend all 12 members of the House of Representatives involved in the real estate speculation allegation to leave the party. At the same time, their names were revealed.

These lawmakers, disclosed by the Democratic Party, are classified by field of suspicion. △ Representatives Joo-young Kim, Hoe-jae Kim, Jin-seok Moon, Mi-hyang Yoon (possessing a real estate title trust) △ Representatives Han-jeong Kim, Young-seok Seo, and Jong-seong Lim (possibility of using business secrets) △ Won-young Yang, Young-hoon Oh, Jae-gap Yoon, Su-heung Kim, and Sang-ho Woo (possessing suspicion of violation of the Farmland Act) of lawmakers.

Go Yong-jin, senior spokesperson for the Democratic Party, held a press conference at the National Assembly Communication Hall on the same day and said, “The Anti-Corruption and Civil Rights Commission requested a complete investigation of 174 members of the Anti-Corruption and Civil Rights Commission and 816 of their lineal ascendants and descendants. transferred to ,” he said.

Senior Spokesperson Koh said, “After discussion with the Supreme Council today, we have decided to recommend everyone to leave the party.” “It is an excessive preemptive measure based on the principle of presumption of innocence. I made it clear

He continued, “CEO Song Young-gil received the list yesterday and was unable to sleep and was deeply concerned.” “If the Democratic Party does not change, the people’s trust cannot be gained. The party leadership will respond to the invitation to leave the party from the position of elected heirs.” request,” he added.

Among the 12 members who have been accused of this, members of the constituency retain their seats even if they leave the party, but Proportional Representatives Yang Yi Won-young and Yoon Mi-hyang lose their seats when they leave the party. Senior Spokesperson Ko said, “We plan to remove the proportional representative from the party.”

Senior Spokesperson Koh “If the investigation is carried out and the charges are cleared, of course, he is entitled to return to the party.”He said, “The party’s position is that the party should also open the door and wait.”

He added, “I decided not to listen to my calling considering that it could be seen as a cover for my family members. To that extent, the leadership responded to this issue with a strong will.”

wildTake a full investigation”vs“Commissioned by the Audit Office for full investigation

The Democratic Party urged the power of the people to conduct a comprehensive real estate investigation targeting all lawmakers. In response to this, the People’s Power took out the ‘Auditor’s Office Investigation’ card and counterattacked.

“Now it is the turn of the people to accept the full-scale real estate investigation,” said Minority Leader Yoon. ‘I clearly remember what I professed,’ he said.

Minority Leader Yoon said, “I think that five party leaders should suggest a complete real estate investigation of their members before the new leadership of the People’s Power is elected.” “Lee Jun-seok, Hong Moon-pyo, Na Kyung-won, Cho Kyung-tae, and Joo Ho-young I urge them to make a decision.”

In this regard, Min-guk Kang, the spokesperson for the People’s Power, said, “The People’s Power has already received consent for a full investigation of all members of the House of Representatives. I hope you will respond to the investigation.”

therefore Regarding the investigation into the Democratic Party lawmaker, the ACRC added that since a former Democratic lawmaker is the chairperson, the suspicion that it is a ‘self-investigation’ and a ‘surveillance investigation’ cannot be erased.

“The ACRC, without the compulsory investigative power, has limitations in its investigation into unsubmitted financial transaction details and unexplained facts,” said Kang, a spokesperson for the House of Representatives. “To ensure the objectivity and fairness of the investigation, it should have been commissioned by an independent agency, not the ACRC, which is chaired by a Democratic Party,” he said.

ACRC versus lawmaker 12Suspicion of illegal real estate transaction”…list is private

Earlier on the 7th, the Anti-Corruption and Civil Rights Commission announced that as a result of a full investigation of the real estate transaction details of lawmakers of the Democratic Party of Korea and their families, it confirmed that there were suspicions of violating laws against 12 members of the National Assembly and 16 members of their families.

The Anti-Corruption and Civil Rights Commission said that it had handed over the relevant data to the Government Joint Special Investigation Headquarters and said it would notify the Democratic Party of the investigation results as well.

The Anti-Corruption and Civil Rights Commission explained that among the 12 suspects, 6 were related to the member of the National Assembly and 5 were related to their spouses.

Out of the total number of cases, two cases were investigated regarding the 3rd new town, which was controversial in the LH incident.

By type, there were 6 cases of real estate title trust, 3 cases of use of business secrets, 6 cases of violation of the Farmland Act, and 1 case of violation of the Building Act. According to the ACRC, there were cases of purchasing land related to a district development project or purchasing real estate in the name of a member of the council or family before announcing a large-scale development plan.

The Anti-Corruption and Civil Rights Commission, however, stated that it could not disclose to the media who the member of the National Assembly was. The Anti-Corruption and Civil Rights Commission said, “In order to thoroughly uncover even the slightest suspicion, regardless of the severity, all matters requiring fact-checking are included in the 16 special cases sent.”

This survey was conducted in March when the Democratic Party requested a full investigation.

Meanwhile, in accordance with the Anti-Corruption and Civil Rights Commission’s policy of disclosing the list, civic groups have requested information disclosure to disclose the real names of the relevant lawmakers.

(Photo = Reporter Lee Young-hoon of Edaily)

third/major script Weekday 1primary inoculation 1000million completed

As the number of new confirmed cases of the new coronavirus infection (COVID-19) in Korea reached the mid-400s on the 8th, The government expects that more than 10 million people, or 20% of the population, will complete the first dose this week.

Jeon Hae-cheol, the 2nd deputy director of the Central Disaster and Safety Countermeasure Headquarters (Minister of Public Administration and Security), emphasized that there is no problem in achieving the target by stably speeding up the vaccination process through remarks at the major headquarters meeting.

“The number of people who received the first vaccination a day yesterday was 855,000, which is the largest one day since the start of the vaccination,” said Jeon, the second vice president. “The cumulative number of primary vaccinations is 8,455,000, and the cumulative number of first and second vaccinations is 1076. The number of people reached 10 million in 80 days after the second vaccination started on March 20th,” he said.

“Considering the current rate of vaccination, the first vaccination is certain to be given to more than 10 million people, which is 20% of the total population, during this week, and the goal of inoculation in the first half of this week of 13 million people was achieved early in the middle of this month, and 1,400 by the end of this month,” he said. It will be possible to vaccinate more than 10,000 people.”

In addition, he added, “Increasing on-site inoculation capabilities for Pfizer vaccines, which will start full-scale inoculation, and increasing the speed of inoculation by strengthening the autonomy and responsibility of local governments, etc. By the third quarter, 36 million people will be vaccinated without any setbacks,” he added.

new confirmed cases 400Slightly reduced to the mid-Ming DynastyThe risk of infection remains

Among them, the number of new infections that day was in the mid 400s. It decreased slightly from the previous day, maintaining the 400 level for two days in a row.

However, it is difficult to see that the spread of the virus has stopped, given that the decrease in the number of weekend and holiday inspections continued until Tuesday, the beginning of the week. Last week too, on Monday, May 31 (430 people) and Tuesday, the 1st of this month (459 people), it dropped to the 400 level, but from Wednesday it surged to the 600 level and then rose to the 700 level.

Furthermore As large and small sporadic infections are continuing across the country, the number of confirmed cases can grow again at any time.it is.

The Central Quarantine Countermeasures Headquarters (Bangdaebon) announced that as of 00:00 on the day, 454 new cases of COVID-19 were added, bringing the total to 145,091. There were 31 fewer people than the previous day (485 people).

If you look at the recent Corona 19 epidemic, the number of daily confirmed cases is rising and falling in the 400 to 700 range as group infections linked to multi-use facilities and workplaces, and small-scale transmission through family, acquaintances, and co-workers follow one after another.

The risk of infection continues. “In the Gyeongbuk region, where the number of confirmed cases has been increasing for four weeks in a row, the number of confirmed cases has increased from 25 to 54 compared to a month ago due to group infections through pubs and food processing facilities. It has more than doubled.”

Social distancingadjustment is coming 11announcement

The adjustment plan for ‘social distancing’, which will be applied from next week, is scheduled to be announced on the 11th. Son Young-rae, head of the social strategy division at the Central Accident Remediation Headquarters, said, “The central disaster and safety countermeasures headquarters (the major script) is discussing the adjustment of the next week’s distancing steps to be finalized and announced on Friday.”

“We plan to announce what we will do with the current social distancing (step 2 in the metropolitan area, step 1.5 in the non-metropolitan area) that has been underway for the past 3 weeks over the next 3 weeks,” Sohn said. “We will hold a briefing (related) at 11 am on Friday.” Done.

As the government has decided to apply the basic social distancing plan from July, it is highly likely that the current stage of social distancing and the ban on private gatherings of five or more will be maintained until the end of this month.

Previously, the government released a draft of a reorganization plan for distancing measures, which aims to reduce the current five-step distancing step to steps 1 to 4 and minimize the business ban (prohibition of gatherings) in multi-use facilities.

The draft reform plan is characterized by the fact that the standard for each stage is the average number of confirmed cases per 100,000 people per day, but also considers indicators that reflect the epidemic situation, and links the size of private meetings to each stage.

In the case of the ban on private gatherings, there is no limit in Level 1, and in Level 2, gatherings of up to 8 people (groups of more than 9 people are prohibited), and in Levels 3 and 4, gatherings of up to 4 people (prohibition of gatherings of more than 5 people) are allowed. However, in the 4th stage, the ‘ban on gatherings of more than 3 people’, which allows only two people to gather after 6 pm, is applied.

In the case of multi-use facilities, most of the bans on gatherings, which literally means prohibition of business, have been abolished under the principle of autonomy and responsibility. With the exception of some entertainment facilities such as clubs, hunting pochas, and pubs, you can operate in the 4th stage.

/Snaptime reporter Shim Young-joo


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