Director Guus Hiddink (77), a famous director from the Netherlands, is still loved in Korea. The legend of the 2002 Korea-Japan World Cup semifinals, where he took the baton, is an unforgettable memory.

However, Hiddink is also grateful for Korea. With the Korea-Japan World Cup as an opportunity, he was able to spend 40 years as a world-recognized leader. He was an active manager in his imposing 70s until retiring from Curacao in September 2021. 바카라사이트

What Coach Hiddink has regained in Korea is not all about his career. He also got a new life. Coach Hiddink rose from a wheelchair after undergoing surgery on his uncomfortable right knee at JS Hospital in Gangnam, Seoul in 2014. With cord blood stem cell surgery that revives damaged cartilage, he is able to spend a happy old age playing tennis and golf, which he enjoyed before he fell ill.

Director Song Joon-seop, who performed the surgery for coach Hiddink, is a former national soccer team doctor and has been recognized in Korean football by playing in the 2010 South Africa World Cup, the 2012 London Olympics, and the 2014 Brazil World Cup. Coach Hiddink acknowledged Director Song’s skills and entrusted him with his left knee again in October of last year after eight years. He achieved left and right balance by undergoing stem cell surgery along with reconstruction of the cruciate ligament in his left knee.

Hiddink’s satisfaction is clearly shown in the video released after half a year. Coach Hiddink hit the tee shot while shaking his body from side to side as if trying to confirm his physical condition while singing Director Song (Doctor Song). His powerful shots, which are hard to expect from senior golfers, showed his good health. Hiddink has been loved for sayings such as “I am still hungry” and “We will surprise the world” in the past. In the future, it is expected to surprise the world with a healthy body.

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