Masked Son will definitely play Uruguay

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Son will play against Uruguay, the Korea Republic coach confirmed

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A Korean forward has been confirmed to play in the nation's World Cup opener.

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The striker and captain will wear a protective mask against Uruguay, according to coach Paulo Bento.

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Bento said Son could play. Yes, he can play. I think wearing a mask isn't an inconvenience for him. It is natural.

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He broke his eye socket earlier this month during Tottenham's Champions League match against Marseille.

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In the last three matches before the World Cup break, he missed three games due to injury.

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In training, Son was pictured wearing a mask, sparking speculation about whether he would wear it during competitive matches.

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The way we integrated him into our group shows that we have stuck to the plan.

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"We'll see tomorrow." We'll use the right strategy so he feels comfortable and at ease during the game.

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However, he, as well as we, know that no risk can be entirely ruled out.