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Tuesday, 30 April, 2002, 14:20 GMT 15:20 UK

Cha Doo-Ri

Club: Korea University
Position: Forward

The 21-year-old is already being talked about as the next big thing in Asian football, and he has the right pedigree to live up to those high expectations.

His father is Cha Bum-keun, arguably the greatest footballer in the history of the game in Korea.

He led his country to the 1986 World Cup as a player and coached the team at France 98.

Cha Doo-Ri, meanwhile, was instrumental in everything that South Korea did in their recent friendly against Costa Rica.

He scored one goal and made the second to earn praise from coach Guus Hiddink who feels he will come of age at the World Cup.


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