Genki Haraguchi was disappointed when he saw on TV that he missed the World Cup. He was surprised that the coach didn’t choose me
January 7 Recently, Genki Haraguchi, a Japanese player currently playing for Union Berlin, accepted the German media "Kick
In the interview, he bluntly said that he was disappointed at the moment when he saw himself missed the World Cup in front of the TV, and he was surprised that Moriyasu did not choose himself.
Genki Haraguchi said: "To be honest, I was very surprised that the coach didn’t call me into the Japan World Cup squad. After that, I never spoke to Coach Moriyasu. The moment the World Cup squad was announced, I was live in front of the TV.
To watch is to see myself lost. It feels like eight years of hard work went to waste, which really disappoints me."
"I’m not sure what will happen after that. At the moment, I just want to focus on the present. First, try to compete for the starting position at Union Berlin and then consider other things. I want to play for Union Berlin as long as possible, but it’s hard to say."
The 31-year-old Genki Haraguchi is currently playing for Union Berlin. In October 2011, he was selected for the Japanese national team for the first time. He represented the Japanese team in 74 games and scored 11 goals.