Carlos Queiroz, who has a bad relationship with Korea due to the fist potato incident, leads the Qatar national team.
The Qatar Football Association announced the appointment of Keirso on its official website on the 7th (Korean time). Qatar said, “Queiroz will lead the Qatar national team until the 2026 World Cup.”
Queiroz, famous as the right-hand man of former Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson, is a veteran who has managed not only clubs such as New York Red Bulls, Nagoya Grampus and Real Madrid, but also national teams such as Portugal, UAE and South Africa.
It has a bad relationship with Korean soccer. He was familiar with Park Ji-sung during his Manchester United days, but after leaving Manchester United and taking charge of the Iranian national team, he completely turned into an enemy.
In 2013, in the last match of the 2014 Brazil World Cup Asian final qualifiers, he met the national team led by coach Choi Kang-hee, and provoked football fans with a fist potato provocation.
At that time, Queiros threw a fist at the Korean bench as Reza Guchanezad’s winning goal won 1-0 and advance to the finals was confirmed by 1st place in the group.
Even after that, they met in the final Asian qualifier for the 2018 Russia World Cup and established themselves as Korean killers by winning 1 win and 1 draw against Korea.
Queiroz, who led Iran until 2019 and moved to Colombia, returned to Iran ahead of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar via Egypt. He met England, 바카라 the United States and Wales and recorded 1 win and 2 losses, failing to advance to the round of 16.
Now, Queiros will lead the Qatar national team, which dreams of becoming the best in Asian football, to challenge the 2026 World Cup in North and Central America.
The first international competition for Queiroz is the CONCACAF Gold Cup in June. Qatar, who finished third in the 2021 competition, is participating for the second time.