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South Korea's fans go all-out

In L.A., there are few communities that support the World Cup as the Koreans do

Updated: June 22, 2010, 12:08 PM ET
By Scott French | Special to ESPNLosAngeles.com

LOS ANGELES -- They started gathering not long after midnight, nearly every one of them clad in red, carrying a scarf or a flag or both, some with faces painted red, others with Korean flags printed on their cheeks.

It's the closest thing to a real World Cup atmosphere in Los Angeles. This narrow strip of grass off Wilshire Boulevard, in the courtyard of the Wilshire Park Place building, is party central on the mornings the beloved Taeguk Warriors take the field, a real slice of Seoul in ...

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