Find out who are the mighty five.
Asia, when it comes to the field of soccer, is one of the continents in the world which has not yet felt the aura to keep the most renowned title in the world of soccer, the World Cup Championship Title. The ever greatest achievement of this continent in the World Cup is the semi-final match competed by the South Korea in 2002 World Cup.
But in spite of those difficulties of those countries in Asia when the World Cup competition comes, they still not give up to snatch the title from the country of another continent.
In this article, to recognize the strongest national football teams in region of Asia, we are going to look into the Top 5 Most Appeared Countries of Asia in World Cup.
5. North Korea
First on our list is the neighbor country of the largest country in Asia, North Korea. This country had already appeared twice in the final tournament World Cup. The greatest accomplishment played by North Korea is having been able to play in the quarterfinals of World Cup though they lost in that match.
4-3. Iran and Saudi Arabia
Next on the list are the two countries in the Middle East.
Iran appeared 4 times in World Cup.
They had been already played in the final sixteen of World Cup.
Saudi Arabia, like Iran, had also appeared 4 times already in the World Cup competition. They had also played in the top sixteen in World Cup.
Making the list of the most appeared counties of Asia in World Cup more exciting, this country which homes one of the greatest players of AC Milan, Keisuke Honda, had already appeared 5 times in the World Cup. The greatest achievement trod by this national football team in the world stage was being able to play in the final sixteen of World Cup twice. Japan is also the top championship title holder in Asia with a four title in Asia Qualifying Cup.
1. South Korea
Completing and topping the list of the most appeared country of Asia in World Cup, this country who had played the greatest achievement of Asian countries in World Cup by playing in the semi-final match of the 2002 World Cup, had already appeared 9 times in the world pitch of soccer. Proving their might before the final tournament of World Cup on their team’s history, South Korea National Football Team had been the champion twice in the Asian Qualifying Cup.
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