Fifa World Cup: Fans gutted yet proud as Japan, South Korea crash out

Fifa world cup: fans gutted yet proud as japan, south korea crash out

South China Morning Post published this video item, entitled “Fifa World Cup: Fans gutted yet proud as Japan, South Korea crash out” – below is their description.

Japanese and South Korean football fans were left devastated yet proud as their teams crashed out of the Fifa World Cup on December 5, 2022. Croatia beat Japan 3-1 in a penalty shoot-out, while five-time champions Brazil overwhelmed South Korea 4-1, bringing an end to Asian hopes at the tournament.

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