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Park: From Kyoto to Old Trafford
James Hardy / Daily Yomiuri Sportswriter
It's been six years since Park Ji Sung led Kyoto Purple Sanga to the final of the Emperor's Cup, scoring the equalizer and setting up the winner in the club's highest honor to date.
The 27-year-old Manchester United midfielder was overshadowed by Wayne Rooney's goal-winning performance on Sunday night, but still capped a brilliant year by becoming the first Asian to win a Club World Cup.
Honors are nothing new to the South Korea international, who has won a European Cup, two English Premier League titles, a League Cup and multiple Best XI honors in a …