The most recognizable characters of the Netflix hit are Guards aka Pink Soldiers or Masked Men. Those who have a square on their black mask are Managers, the ground commanders who act on the direct orders of the Front Man. They are tasked with organizing the guards, relaying information to the players, and disciplining soldiers who step out of line. The Front Man trusts them the most. This is the highest rank of the guards. Squid Game cursor with Masked Manager.