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Warriors South Korea are also known as the Taeguk Warriors. Taegeuk is the symbol in the middle of the South Korea flag and translates literally as “large eternity”.

11.2 Shots South Koreans drink the equivalent of 11.2 shots of hard alcohol per week, more than twice as much as the next most spirit-friendly county, Russia.

Pain in the arse During a nine-club, two-country career, Algerian coach Vahid Halilhodzic’s confrontational style has led to numerous fallouts including, a two-month ban for abusing a referee. He once also accidentally shot himself in the arse.

Profile of the South Korean team heading to Brazil: