Việt Nam are in 94th position in the world and 14th in Asia with 1,258 points.
Since arriving in Việt Nam in 2017, the South Korean coach has led Vietnamese teams to success in the continent and region.
It hasn't always been plain sailing for Dũng though, as the midfielder has faced plenty of pitfalls while chasing his dreams.
The head coach of the national women’s football team is looking for the stars of tomorrow that could help him fulfil his World Cup dream, a dream that has twice eluded him.
Midfielder Đỗ Hùng Dũng of Hà Nội FC pipped his teammate Nguyễn Quang Hải to win the Golden Ball award for player of the year on Tuesday.
Vietnamese striker Hà Đức Chinh and midfielder Đỗ Hùng Dũng have joined the Asian Football Confederation’s (AFC) #BreakTheChain campaign to battle the COVID-19 pandemic.