It's no surprise extraordinary range of South Korea when it cruised into the semi-final 2002 World Cup on home soil, but melajunya state is accompanied by a Japanese Ginseng the last 16 without the slightest controversy in South Africa should dililihat as a sign of progress. It can not be separated from the increasing number of Asian players who competed in Europe, and the important role played by some of these Asian players in each club.
Related to that, highlighted supersoccer 5 players who have shone in Europe in the past year. Maybe in future they figure will be seen as opening the way for more Asian players to compete in the elite European leagues, as well as Cha Bum Kun and Yasuhiko Okudera earlier.
1. Park Ji-Sung (South Korea - Manchester United)
Tireless midfielder Manchester United became the first name that sped into our brains when thinking about Asian players in Europe. More successful than most of its predecessor, the Park can be regarded as the first Asian player who managed to become an important component in one of the biggest team of England. It may at first appear cynical assumption that he just purchased to make the United added shirt sold in markets east Asia, but now no one can deny that he is a big game player. Printed goals against Arsenal, Chelsea and Liverpool's more than enough as a proof predicate.
The best Asian player in the 2010 World Cup. Played for CSKA Moscow, towering Honda as the only football player who had the ball in addition to wild JABULANI Diego Forlan, when defending Japan in South Africa. With the role of 'false 9' they occupy, Honda always sowing chaos in the opponent's defense, not only with high technique, but also with the movement and power of work.
3. Shinji Kagawa (Japanese - Borussia Dortmund)
Who would have thought the young players from Japan will be the best purchase of the Bundesliga this season? The action in the attack and pull an opposing player has become one of the main factors Borussia Dortmund's young team so mempersona won half of the season in Germany.
4. Tim Cahill (Australia - Everton)
Remember, Australia is now counted as a member of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC), so that their flagship player, Tim Cahill worthy of inclusion into this list. Playing for Everton, Cahill continues to be a scourge for the opposing team with determination and ability in the air-even though his body is not very high.
5. Lee Chung-Yong (South Korea - Bolton Wanderers)
Now, Park Ji-Sung have rival South Korea to fight the best players in the Premier League. Young, fast, and talented, Lee Chung Yong continued to dazzle on the field side of the sector to Owen Coyle and his troops Bolton Wanderers.