North v Southern Korea: Thank you for visiting the world’s strangest soccer derby

North v Southern Korea: Thank you for visiting the world’s strangest soccer derby

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On Tuesday, North and South Korea played a soccer derby like hardly any other.

It isn’t too uncommon when it comes to two edges to handle off, but nearly unusual to relax and play into the North’s money, Pyongyang. In reality, it’s only occurred once, in 1990.

There clearly was no real time broadcast, no fans through the Southern, with no international news after all within the stands given that sides played away a goalless draw.

After some progress in 2018 – whenever recreations partly broke the ice – ties between North and Southern are in a low. Continue reading « North v Southern Korea: Thank you for visiting the world’s strangest soccer derby »