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SoftBank-backed Korean startup takes shot at German soccer clubs

Bepro11 deploys AI to create analytical player videos to boost team performance

Germany’s FC Cologne, in white, is among the professional European clubs using bepro11’s video analytics system to coach players.   © Reuters

HAMBURG, Germany -- South Korea surprised many soccer fans when it ousted Germany, the sport's defending champion, out of the last soccer World Cup tournament in 2018.

These days, a South Korean startup called bepro11 is finding many German soccer teams eager to learn if it can give them a competitive edge.

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