Ulsan Hyundai thumped Saudi Arabia's Al Ahli 3-0 Saturday to lift their first AFC Champions League trophy and become the third South Korean club in four years to be crowned kings of Asia.
Ulsan Hyundai midfielder Kwak Tae-Hwi holds up the trophy after his side the AFC Champions League final against Saudi Arabia's Al Ahli in Ulsan, some 300 kms southeast of Seoul, on November 10, 2012. South Korea's Ulsan thrashed Al Ahli 3-0 to lift their first Champions League trophy and become the third South Korean club in four years to be crowned kings of Asia.
Goals from Kwak Tae-Hwi, Rafinha and Kim Seung-Yong raised the roof at Ulsan's home stadium and ensured Kim Ho-Gon's side followed in the footsteps of Pohang Steelers and Seongnam Ilhwa, winners in 2009 and 2010 respectively.
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