Recent rocket tests by the North Koreans have, however, brought talks about sport and other inter-Korean exchanges to a halt.
Prince William led the tributes to England’s beaten World Cup heroes after their extraordinary efforts in Russia.
The Taeguk Warriors returned home after wrapping up their World Cup run in Russia. It was a bittersweet experience as they failed to make it to the knockout stage, even after taking the defending champs to school with a 2-nothing win. Regardless, many devoted fans were at the airport to show the national squad, their appreciation. Among them was our Kan Hyeong-woo.
The South Korean national team were greeted by scores of adoring fans when they arrived back home in Seoul on Friday. Screaming fans gave their team a warm welcome as they passed through the exit gate.
Counterfeit goods, mainly footballs and sports clothing, were seized by customs in Guangzhou, Shanghai and Yiwu, the world’s biggest wholesale market, ahead of Thursday night’s start to the World Cup in Russia.