Did North Korea Claim They Won The FIFA World Cup?

It has long been claimed that the DPRK propaganda machine doctored footage to show North Koreans that they had won either the 2010 or 2014 FIFA World Cups, or both.

It’s one of a number of sensational football-related claims to have been made about North Korea, Kim Jong Un, and the ruling Workers’ Party, but does the evidence back up these pretty outrageous reports?

In this video, HITC Sevens takes a deep dive into the misinformation surrounding North Korean football, attempting to sort the fact from the fiction, and analysing football in the secretive state more broadly.

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