Jung-hwan's Wonderful Mission
Southern Korean obtained personal service from their neighbours on north up until the past-16 conflict, as fans you to descended up on Daejeon to your revelled into the reminding the new Azzurri of one of its most humiliating Globe Mug beats.
‘Once again 1966' are the message on stands, a reference to Italy's loss to help you Northern Korea during the Goodison Park 38 age before.
However, Giovanni Trapattoni's practical Italy front side was in fact punished getting seeking pick from video game whenever Seol Ki-Hyeon equalised with just 5 minutes to relax and play.
Francesco Totti was then controversially sent from getting an extra yellow cards to possess simulator, much towards anger of the Azzurri.
Charges seemed inescapable just like the Italians retreated after that into the defence however,, with just three minutes normal time leftover, concludes to have their before destination-kick incapacity because of the conquering Paolo Maldini so you can mix and you will going household good 'Golden Goal'.
In fact, referee Byron Moreno quickly became probably one of the most notorious characters from inside the Italian football record just like the infamously erratic Perugia chairman Luciano Gaucci advertised one Jung-hwan could not play for the newest bar again, informing the fresh new Gazzetta dello Sport: "You will find no intention of investing a paycheck so you can somebody who features wrecked Italian football."