Hong Myung-bo

Hong in 2013

South Korean former footballer who played as a sweeper, and the current head coach of Ulsan Hyundai.

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South Korea national football team

Governed by the Korea Football Association.

Hong Myung-bo is South Korea's joint-most capped player with 136 appearances.
Cha Bum-kun is South Korea's joint-most capped player and top goalscorer with 58 goals.

Hong Myung-bo (1990–2002)

Ulsan Hyundai FC

South Korean professional football club based in Ulsan, owned by the South Korean corporation Hyundai Heavy Industries.

2012 AFC Champions League Final in Ulsan Munsu Football Stadium.

Manager: Hong Myung-bo

1994 FIFA World Cup

The 15th FIFA World Cup, the world championship for men's national soccer teams.

1994 FIFA World Cup official logo
Striker, the official mascot of the tournament.
Lothar Matthäus scoring a penalty kick in Germany's quarter-final against Bulgaria at Giants Stadium on July 10. Bulgaria came back to win the game.
Claudio Caniggia scoring for the second goal, Argentina 2 v 1 Nigeria at Foxboro Stadium
Italy and Norway getting ready to play at Giants Stadium
The large capacity stadiums enabled huge, enthusiastic crowds to attend the games, such as this one at the Giants Stadium quarter-final game.

🇰🇷 Hong Myung-bo

Seo Jung-won

South Korean former football player and current coach.

Seo in 2010

From 2009 to 2010, he and his former national teammate and close friend, Hong Myung-bo, worked together as a part of the coaching staff for the South Korea under-20 and under-23 team.

List of foreign MLS players

Up to now, 128 different nations have been represented in MLS.

Hong Myung-bo – LA Galaxy – 2003–04

Park Ji-sung

South Korean former professional footballer who played as a midfielder.

Park at the G-20 Seoul Summit in 2010
Park during the 2009 UEFA Champions League Final against Barcelona on 27 May 2009
Park during a match against Fulham on 22 August 2010

In January 2014, the national team manager Hong Myung-bo wanted Park's return to the team for the 2014 FIFA World Cup, but Park rejected Hong's suggestion because his knee was suffering to such an extent that he had to retire.

FIFA (video game series)

Series of association football video games developed and released annually by Electronic Arts under the EA Sports label.

EA Sports FIFA logo (2020-2023)

Cover athlete: Hidetoshi Nakata (Japan); Thierry Henry (France, UK, USA); Zlatan Ibrahimović (Sweden); Nuno Gomes (Portugal); Francesco Totti (Italy); Ruud van Nistelrooy (Netherlands); İlhan Mansız (Turkey); Gerald Asamoah (Germany); Lampros Choutos (Greece); Hong Myung-bo (South Korea); Sibusiso Zuma (South Africa & Denmark); Nawaf Al-Temyat (Saudi Arabia); Tomasz Radzinski (US); Roberto Carlos (Brazil); Iker Casillas (Spain); Tomasz Frankowski (Poland); Haim Revivo (Israel)

Personal name

Set of names by which an individual person is known, and that can be recited as a word-group, with the understanding that, taken together, they all relate to that one individual.

First/given, middle and last/family/surname with John Fitzgerald Kennedy as example. This shows a structure typical for the Anglosphere, among others. Other cultures use other structures for full names.
Haruko Momoi at the Anime Expo 2007 in Los Angeles; her name card features a spelling of her name ("Halko Momoi") written in Western order; in Japanese her name is Momoi Haruko (桃井はるこ)

For example, names of Korean footballers and most athletes are usually left in East Asian order (e.g. Ahn Jung-hwan, Hong Myung-bo, Park Ji-Sung, Sohn Kee-chung, Hwang Young-cho).

James Hahn

American lawyer and politician.

James Hahn in 2010 at the Long Beach Port
Former Mayors Riordan, Villaraigosa and Hahn interviewed at UCLA

In an effort to regain tourism lost after September 11, Hahn launched the "See My LA" program in Tokyo with Arnold Schwarzenegger and Los Angeles Dodgers' Kazuhisa Ishii and partnered with Korean soccer star Hong Myung-bo to boost Korean tourism to Los Angeles.

Lee Kyung-soo

Former South Korean football defender, who predominantly played in the South Korean K-League.

MB means initial of Hong Myung-bo's given name.