Football miracles: A tale of two European giant killers

The Korea Times | Jan 16, 2020 at 4:33 AM
  • ‘Small but Strong’ delves into cultural traits encoded in the meteoric rise of Belgium, Iceland in int’l football scene By Kang Hyun-kyung Football madness is not always a good thing for the players.
  • Kim Deog-young, a documentary filmmaker and author of four books, observes Belgians’ unwavering support for their national football team as one of the key drivers behind the small European country’s meteoric rise as a football powerhouse through the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
  • Such a positive synergy seems to be missing in football fandom in Korea.