LOS ANGELES – Manchester United had been criticized as bringing Park Ji-Sung to Old Trafford. At that time, Asian players are considered unable to compete at top European level.
United brought Ji-Sung from PSV Eindhoven in 2005. At that time of purchase Ji-Sung invite scorn by many parties. Especially the Red Devils are considered only wanted to boost its popularity in Asia.
However, Ji-Sung answered doubts with charming appearance. South Korea’s former retainer of big plays and even game a number of title to United.
To that end, Ji-Sung hopes that there will be more Korean Players who followed his footsteps. “There are a lot of Korean Players who have the talent to play in Europe”, said Ji-Sung.
“I hope they can come to play and show how much the development of Asian Football”, he added.
“Initially some said I was selling Jersey. It was not painful. It was the first year year and maybe they think asian players unable to perform in Europe”, recalls Ji-Sung reported by Goal on Friday (29/07/2011).
“I prove it wrong and I happy about it. I have proved able to play in Europe”, added the player of 30 years old.