Atletico Madrid makes its first visit to South Korea…to face Man City in Team K-League

Atletico Madrid, a prestigious Spanish club participating in the first and second rounds of the Coupang Play Series, landed in Korea on the 25th.

Atletico Madrid arrived at Incheon International Airport on the 27th at 8 p.m. to face Team K-League in the first leg of the Coupang Play Series at Seoul World Cup Stadium.

In April, Coupang Play confirmed Atletico Madrid, Manchester City, and Paris Saint-Germain as the invited teams for the Coupang Play Series, raising great expectations from domestic soccer fans.

Today at Incheon International Airport, Atletico Madrid’s head coach Diego Simeone, along with Antoine Griezmann, Alvaro Morata, Cesar Aspilicueta, Jan Oblak, Memphis Depay, and other world-class players familiar to Korean soccer fans appeared at the arrival hall, amplifying the anticipation and excitement for the 2023 Coupang Play Series.

At the time of the announcement, Atlético Madrid said, “This summer, Atlético Madrid will be visiting Korea for the first time. We are honored to be a part of the ‘Coupang Play Series’ and believe it is a great opportunity for us to prepare for the new season.” 꽁머니

Atletico Madrid will meet the Korean media and fans for the first time at an official press conference and open training session on the afternoon of the 26th. The team will then showcase its football to fans in a series of matches against Team K League on the 27th and Manchester City on the 30th.

Atletico Madrid, which will be greeting Korean fans for the first time since its founding in 1903, is a powerhouse in La Liga, having won 11 La Liga titles, 10 Copa del Rey titles, and three UEFA Europa League titles. Since taking the helm in 2011, Argentine coach Diego Simeone has been credited with ushering in the club’s glory days, winning multiple trophies with his steady defense and high-pressure tactics. Atletico Madrid will play against Team K League players selected by domestic soccer fans on the 27th.

The ‘Coupang Play Series’ is a sporting event organized, hosted, and broadcast by Coupang Play, and is a privilege that only WoW members can enjoy. Last year, Son Heung-min’s Tottenham, Team K-League, and Sevilla FC played against each other, creating an exciting spectacle. This year, Manchester City, Atletico Madrid, and PSG will be visiting Korea, raising the expectations of domestic soccer fans.

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