South Korean Soccer chief apologizes for handling of 'Dokdo' celebration aftermath | Korean News & Media Trends | Scoop.it

The Bronze Medal Olympic soccer match between Japan and Korea fell during the anniversary of Korean's Independence Day.  A few Japan fans waved Japan Imperial War Flags.  After winning the game, a South Korean soccer player grabbed a political sign from a fan claiming that Dokdo Island is Korean Territory.  Political signs are against the rules in the Olympics.  Some say that this is the biggest political message by an Olympic athletes since the Black Power fists in the Mexican Games in the 1960s.

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