Ulsan Hyundai, which is trying to win the K-League 1 in a row, has been training in Algarve, Portugal since the 22nd of last month. On the 3rd (hereinafter Korean time), Ulsan won 1-0 against Brentford in the 2023 Atlantic Cup held at Istidau Municipal Bella Vista.
The Atlantic Cup mainly featured club teams from Northern and Central Europe. A total of 8 teams including Ulsan, Brentford B (England), FC Mittwillan, Lynby BK, FC Copenhagen, Brondby (Denmark), AIK Stockholm, Halmstad BK (Sweden), and 7 teams from the European 1st division. participated in
During the match, a sudden cheering sound was heard. Lee Jung-min (31), who visited Hamburg, Germany, for the match. Lee, who is from Ulsan, came to Portugal unexpectedly. It was to watch Ulsan’s game directly. 안전놀이터 Mr. Lee, who lives as an office worker in Germany, watched the Ulsan game for the first time in four years. He headed to Portugal with a blanket from Ulsan and the Korean flag.
Lee Jung-min, who started the conversation by saying, “I have a uniform at my German house, but it’s really sad,” said, “Thanks to the parents of a friend who went to Hyundai Heavy Industries in middle school, I came to visit the soccer field. After that, he fell in love with Ulsan and has been cheering for him until now.”
“The reason I came to Portugal is simple. It’s because it’s closer than Korea,” he said. “I wanted to see the game in person. It was unfortunate that I couldn’t see him win, so I came right away when I heard the news that he was coming to Portugal for training.”
Jung-Min Lee’s roaring “Ulsan Hyundai!” was also exposed in the relay broadcast. Lee’s voice was exposed as it was in a relay broadcast broadcast in Korea. After halftime, Lee Jeong-min sang the Ulsan cheering song and sent generous support.
“I really wanted to watch the other two games if I had more time, but it’s a pity that I couldn’t. But in two weeks, I am going on vacation to Korea. Just watch the 2 games in Korea. But I’m really happy to watch the players in Portugal.”
Lee Jung-min’s favorite player is goalkeeper Jo Soo-hyeok. After the game, Jo Soo-hyeok met Jung-min Lee, took a commemorative photo with him, and gave him his goalkeeper gloves as a gift. He smiled and left the arena.