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A few of you might remember WC 2010. North Korea claimed that their star forward, Jong Tae-Se, was nicknamed North Korea's Rooney. Apparently, they thought that looking like Shrek and underperforming at random intervals was a good analogy. Which brings us to North Korea declaring it's armistice with South Korea, null and void this month.

North Korean player stars at Bochum in Germany

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Jong Tae Se appears to be an instant hit as the first North Korean in professional German football.

Jong, 26, struck twice as VfL Bochum opened their second-division campaign on Monday night with a 3-2 victory over 1860 Munich. Until then, he was known in Germany for crying during his country's anthem ahead of the World Cup match against Brazil two months ago.

Jong Tae-Se Is Coming To Europe

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The man who took the world by storm in telling the world he would score against all teams in the Group O'Death and staggered them twice with his brazen show of patriotism by blubbering during the national anthem has done what so many do this time every four years: parlayed the World Cup into a European contract.

Brazil Gets Off To Winning Start Thanks To Elano's Excellent Goal!

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The Selecao overcame a well-organized North Korea team to start their World Cup campaign on a winning note. However, it was far from being an easy victory as the North Koreans showed why they are worthy of a place in the greatest show on earth.
Brazil was expected to win by at least four goals but a superb North Korea defence ensured that honours were even at the break.

Jong Tae-Se’s Anthem Tears

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Brazil and North Korea had big anticipation leading up to kickoff with World Cup behemoths and footballing unknowns clashing, and it didn't even take til the kickoff to get the fireworks started in the form of waterworks. As they were panning across the North Korean team they got to their star Jong Tae-Sae, bawling his eyes out to the beat of the DPRK anthem.

Video: North Korea’s Jong Tae Se cries during national anthem

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Tears from Tae Se It turns out the 'People's Wayne Rooney', Jong Tae Se, is more like the People's Gazza. The North Korea striker was emotional wreck during the national anthems before his side's clash with Brazil. The 26-year-old could probably teach us a few things about pride at playing at the World Cup, but we [.

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10 Players to Watch in the Asian Cup

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The Asian Cup is upon us, and although the sixteen teams represent the best of Asian football, many of the players will be unfamiliar to American and European fans. Here are ten names that you'd do well to remember they could well be the stars of the tournament.

Shinji Kagawa (Japan)
Keisuke Honda may be better known after the World Cup, but Kagawa (who missed the final cut for South Africa) is the one grabbing all the headlines at the moment.

The World Cup Round of 16 Eliminated Player Draft

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With the group stage of World Cup 2010 over, we have to say goodbye to 16 of the 32 teams. That's 368 players whose World Cup adventure is finished just two weeks after it began. Which is a shame, because some of those players deserve to stay and play in South Africa, and some of the surviving 16 teams could use their services.

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O melhor norte-coreano foi jogar para a Coreia do Sul

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Jong Tae-Se é o melhor futebolista norte-coreano da actualidade e, por conseguinte, o mais mediático. Deste modo, não deixa de ser bastante curioso e irónico até, que o avançado tenha assinado recentemente por um clube da Coreia do... Sul, dadas as conturbadas relações entre as duas nações.

Jong, el estalinista con ipod

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Por Nunn "El país establecido por la voluntad del pueblo / abrazando las olas con gran fuerza. / Déjanos glorificar a esta Corea por siempre / ilimitadamente fuerte y rica".
Cuando Jong Tae Se, un chico nacido y criado en Japón, escucha la letra del himno de la República Popular Democrática de Corea no puede parar de llorar.