Brazil debuts in the knockout stage showing what came in the Qatar Cup. The team thrashed South Korea in the search for a place in the quarterfinals, scoring with Vinicius Junior, Neymar, Richarlison and Paquetá.
Korea even tried to reduce the advantage with a beautiful goal from Paik in the second half. But it was the only one. With the defeat, the Asian team says goodbye to the Cup after a campaign, to say the least, surprising.
Final game: 4-1 at stadium 974, in Doha —to the joy of Brazilians and to the lamentation of K-popers.
On the networks, it was precisely the k-pop fans who were scared. After all, after Brazil’s victory, the few tours by South Korean bands that would possibly come to Brazilian soil are at serious risk of cancellation, out of anger.
Comparisons were left even for the movie crowd. If in 2020 the film “Parasite”, by Bong Joon Ho, came home winning in six Oscar categories, including taking “Best film”, in 2022 the story is a little different. This time, it is Brazilian cinema that wins.
Unfortunately, this was not the time when Korea entered (or left) playing K-pop on the field. Even so, it was possible to hear an excerpt of “IDOL”, a song by the group BTS, after the only goal of the Asian team.
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