After the Chelsea vs. Manchester United game played April 12, 2011 at Old Trafford for the quarterfinals of the UEFA Champions League; I decided to write about Ji-sung Park. Arguably the best player on the field that day for his shear determination, Park terrorized Chelsea’s left flank.
After the game Korean friends commented about how awesome Park is. The fact is, Park isn’t awesome; he is a great workhorse who had some very good luck. He play’s a role for Manchester United, and he fit’s that role perfectly. We should actually congratulate Sir Alex Ferguson, for Park’s “greatness.” He saw in Park, what many coaches probably wouldn’t have seen, a secrete weapon! He integrated Park into the Manchester system, and created a player that we now see as, “awesome.” Read more