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Fans gather in Koreatown to watch World Cup match
Fans gather in Koreatown to watch World Cup match

Cheering "dae han min guk" (Korea) and "pil seung Korea" (Victory Korea), hundreds of South Korean soccer fans rooting for the Taeguk warriors gathered off Wilshire Boulevard on Sunday afternoon to watch the World Cup second-round match against the Desert Foxes from Algeria. A sea of red shirts -- their team's traditional color -- flooded the lawn of Wilshire Park Place where vendors in tents sold T-shirts and fusion tacos and handed out sun visors and red towels. A Jumbotron in front of the crowd broadcast the match, as did another monitor on the roof of the adjacent six-story bank building. Young Han, 39, and Ellie, 35, drove out from Glendale and brought...