The 33-year old insists he would have preferred starting from the bench because he felt uncomfortable playing as a right wing back at the tournament.
Tagoe went into the tournament as one the country's top strikers but ended up playing as a winger.
"Going to the World Cup was a big deal for me," he told Joy Sports. 'We had few issues but I think we did our best," he added.
"If we had rolled back to the World Cup, I would have loved to be at the bench and come in later or perhaps paired with Asamoah Gyan coming in," he continued.
"I was told to play at the right-wing during the World Cup. I was told that whenever we lose the ball, I should fall back and help the midfield regroup."
The former Hearts of Oak player may have not enjoyed a good World Cup but it was the best campaign for the Black Stars, reaching the quarter finals.
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