South Korea stunned Portugal in the last seconds thanks to a spectacular strike from Hwang Hee-chan, beating Uruguay on goals scored to advance to the round of 16.
In the 91st minute, Hwang finished a quick break and ignited wild jubilation from his team’s supporters in the stands after latching onto Son Heung-ball. min’s
Even after the final buzzer, South Korea’s advancement was not certain, despite the fact that they needed to win to have any chance of joining Portugal in the knockout round.
Players and fans watched the last minutes of Uruguay’s match against Ghana both on the field and in the spectators, knowing that another goal for the South American team would mean their elimination.
An enormous cheer spread across Education City Stadium after the 2-0 victory was verified, allowing South Korea to officially begin the celebration.