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SOUTH KOREA - FIFA World Cup 2022 bid

The Bidding Committee for the 2022 World Cup held a general meeting on March 4, 2010 and
officially announced the list of host cities that will be included in Korea's 2022 World Cup bid.

During the general meeting the bid committee approved the selection of 12 host cities and 14 stadiums.

Cheonan and Goyang joined the 10 cities ― Seoul , Busan , Daegu , Incheon , Gwangju , Daejeon ,
Ulsan , Suwon , Jeonju and Jeju ― that hosted World Cup matches in 2002.

Seoul , Sang am World Cup Stadium , 82,756 seats (now 68,476 seats) , 2001.11.10

Daegu , Daegu World Cup Stadium , 81,422 seats (now 70,140 seats) , 2001.6.28

Incheon , Incheon 2014 Asian Games , 80,000 seats (originally 70,000 seats) , 2013

Seoul , Jamsil Olympic Stadium , 72,000 seats (now 69,950 seats , before 71,440 seats) , 1984.9.29

Busan , Busan Asiad Stadium , 60,000 seats (now 55,982 seats) , 2001.5

Incheon , Incheon Munhak Stadium , 52,179 seats , 2001.9

Gwangju , Gwangju World Cup Stadium , 45,245 seats (now 40,245 seats , before 42,757 seats) , 2002.1.9

Cheonan , Beokseok Stadium , 45,000 seats (now 26,000 seats) , 2001

Current photo, not as it will be in 2022.

Ulsan , Ulsan Big Crown Stadium , 44,466 seats , 2001.4.28

Suwon , Suwon Blue Wings World Cup Stadium , 44,047 seats , 2001.5.13

Jeonju , Jeonju World Cup Stadium , 43,389 seats , 2001.10.18

Seogwipo , Jeju World Cup Stadium , 43,657 seats (now 35,657 seats , before 42,256 seats) , 2001.12

Daejeon , Daejeon Purple Arena Stadium , 41,439 seats (before 42,176 seats) , 2001.9.13

Goyang , Goyang Daehwa Stadium , 41,311 seats , 2003.9

If you want to see more pictures of Korean stadiums including World major stadiums , Please visit below URL.

There are many stadiums pictures around the World.

And this is Korean official bid site of 2022 World Cup Korea

President Lee Myung-bak arrived in Zurich on the 27th January and paid a courtesy visit to FIFA president Joseph Blatter
as a part of the country's bid to host the 2022 World Cup.

FIFA vice president Chung Mong-joon as well as 2022 FIFA World Cup Candidature Committee president Han Sung-joo accompanied the president.

At dinner with Blatter, Lee reportedly emphasized that the 2022 World Cup would serve as a platform for reconciliation and reunification of the two Koreas.

President Lee asked for President Blatter's cooperation and backing for Korea's bid to host the 2022 World Cup

Lee explained in detail about Korea's experience and know-how from co-hosting of the 2002 World Cup, its well-established football infrastructure, the government's strong support and the people's aspirations for hosting the event again.
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