Park Ji Sung named Man of Match in S.Korea-Greece game at World Cup

08:13, June 13, 2010      

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Park Ji Sung, who played a key role in South Korea's 2-0 win over 2004 European champions Greece in Port Elizabeth in Saturday, was voted as the Man of Match.

The 29-year-old winger from Manchester United scored the second goal today.

In the 52nd minute, a poor cross from Greece at the back gifted Park a thrusting solo run and he dribbled past two defenders straight into the box and sealed the win with a powerful shot.

As his nickname "double-hearted oxygen tank" indicates, Park is a workhorse who never stops running down the flanks or in the middle of the park.

Park, who started his career as a defensive midfielder, has won three English Premier League champions and a UEFA Champions League title. He has become an icon of South Korean football.

This is the third time for him to play at World Cup and his form will in a sense decide the fate of his team.

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