‘Captain Baek’’s fantastic free kick goal that stopped time [Sim Jae-hee’s goal line]
Sometimes in soccer, it feels like time has stopped. When the picture you imagined appears in reality, you tap your knee and experience a slow video as if time passes slowly. At critical times, time seems to stop for just a moment. amazing. It is a strange moment in soccer. Of course, that feeling often comes even when playing soccer.
안전놀이터Hwang Seon-hong’s ‘captain back’ Baek Seung-ho (26, Jeonbuk Hyundai) seems to have had such an experience. He scored a fantastic free kick goal in the first match of Group E of the 2022 Hangzhou Asian Games against Kuwait. In the 44th minute of the first half, a free kick taken near the left side of the penalty box led to an additional goal.
In fact, it burst a wedge. He scored a further run away from 2-0. Fueled the super-smashing mode. He surprised the Kuwaiti players with a perfect one-shot that showed a clear difference in level. One minute later, Jung Woo-young scored a goal, setting the tone for a huge victory for Hwang Seon-hong. And they scored 5 goals in the second half to win 9-0.
Baek Seung-ho is a free kick master. In K-League games, he often scored from free kicks, and once scored a free kick goal wearing the Taegeuk symbol. On this day, he completed a powerful free kick that seemed to be measured with a ruler in the game. It penetrated the goal with a course and intensity that the goalkeeper could not stop. Creating the illusion that time stops for a moment.
Time also stopped for a moment at the 2022 Qatar World Cup. He fired a cannonball mid-range shot in the second half of the round of 16 against Brazil. It boosted the pride of Bento, who collapsed after conceding 4 goals in the first half alone. In the 31st minute of the second half, at a corner kick opportunity, he scored a consolation goal by converting the ball backwards with a left-footed half-volley shot. Korea avoided defeat with a consolation goal from Baek Seung-ho (1-4 loss).
It was off to a good start toward their third consecutive win at the Asian Games. Seon-Hong Hwang wore the captain’s armband and contributed to the huge victory in the first game. Because the game is so one-sided, specific evaluations of offense and defense coordination are meaningless. Still, the free kick goal was cool and perfect. ‘Captain Baek’ fired the signal for three consecutive gold medals at the Asian Games.