Upset about losing the match against Belgium, Korean fans left the last cheering venue for the Brazil World Cup with their heads held low.
Korea's elimination also spells the end to all Asian hopes in the tournament.
Thousands of fans had been cheering on the streets in front of COEX in southern Seoul since early Thursday evening. some ten hours before the kickoff.
The fans, hoping a red card for Belgium in the first half would make it easier to win, couldn't hide their disappointment after the game.
"I thought we had the advantage when I saw the Belgian player get a red card. I really think we could've done a better job."
"Even against a Belgium team down to ten men, the game didn't go well. The result is very regrettable. I wish there was another chance.
The fans spent all night waiting, and pre-game K-Pop performances were held at the venue to keep the early birds motivated and entertained.
With the fall of the national team in Brazil, some supporters are already looking ahead to the 2018 World Cup.
"It's a great shame we didn't make it to the last 16. Now we'll just wait for the next World Cup in four years time."
"Failing to advance to the last 16, Korea will have to go again in the 2018 World Cup in Russia. The fans had fun, and everyone thanks the squad for trying their best in Brazil.
Shin Se-min, Arirang News.
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