South Korea have announced their 23-man World Cup squad with Tottenham Hotspur striker Son Heung-min the stand-out name on the list.
Swansea City midfielder Ki Sung-yueng is also amongst those players preparing for Russia, but Crystal Palace winger Lee Chung-yong has been omitted.
Other players that have been cut from the Korea squad include Jeonbuk Hyundai left-back Kim Jin-su and Tianjin Quanjian defender Kwon Kyung-won.
Head coach Shin Tae-yong has, meanwhile, selected young winger Lee Seung-woo from Verona after he impressed in his first international appearances in friendlies against Honduras and Bosnia and Herzegovina.
South Korea, the Taeguk Warriors, announce their final squad for Russia#southkorea #sonheungmin #Russia2018 #lovefootball #worldcup #football #fifa #fifaworldcup #fifa18 #football #FootTheBall #sport #futbol #copadomundo #worldcup2018 #countdown pic.twitter.com/5zmAG4EaTw
— FootTheBall⚽ (@FootTheBall) June 3, 2018
Prior to kicking off at the World Cup against Sweden on June 18, Korea face Bolivia and Senegal in two more warm-up games.
Shin Tae-yong’s side are in Group F in Russia that also includes Mexico and Germany.
South Korea’s final 23-man World Cup squad:
Goalkeepers: Kim Seung-Gyu (Vissel Kobe, Japan), Kim Jin-Hyeon (Cerezo Osaka, Japan), Cho Hyun-Woo (Daegu FC)
Defenders: Kim Young-Gwon (Guangzhou Evergrande, China), Jang Hyun-Soo (FC Tokyo, Japan), Jung Seung-Hyun (Sagan Tosu, Japan), Yun Yong-Sun (Seongnam FC), Oh Ban-Suk (Jeju United), Kim Min-Woo (Sangju Sangmu), Park Joo-Ho (Ulsan Hyundai), Hong Chul (Sangju Sangmu), Go Yo-Han (FC Seoul), Lee Yong (Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors)
Midfielders: Ki Sung-Yueng (Swansea City, England), Jung Woo-Young (Vissel Kobe, Japan), Ju Se-Jong (Asan Mugunghwa FC), Koo Ja-Cheol (FC Augsburg, Germany), Lee Jae-Sung (Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors), Lee Seung-Woo (Hellas Verona, Italy), Moon Seon-Min (Incheon United),
Forwards: Kim Shin-Wook (Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors), Son Heung-Min (Tottenham Hotspur, England), Hwang Hee-Chan (FC Red Bull Salzburg, Austria)