South Korea has been left out of Qatar 2022. For a moment, the Korean team was the sensation for its results achieved in the group stage and for getting to the round of 16, leaving Uruguay out. Korean soccer players also attracted attention, such is the case of Cho Gue-sung, who has become the new “Heartbreak Boy” in his country.
ge sung He became one of the most important men in the Korean team for his performance against Portugal and Ghana (he scored two goals for the latter). In addition to this, several of his followers began to talk on social networks about how handsome the soccer player seems to them Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors of K League 1.
For all these issues, some local media have reported that the footballer has had to keep his cell phone turned off due to the thousands of marriage proposals he has received in recent weeks. According to South Korean sources, the player went from having 20 thousand followers to more than 2.4 million on their social networks. His fame has even come to be compared to the musical group of the moment, the band of Kpop BTS.
“I needed to rest. Her cell phone was ringing all night and she couldn’t sleep. Messages kept coming to him,” said South Korean journalist Seo Jung-hwan.
His outstanding performances in the local league led the 24-year-old to make Korea’s shortlist. In 51 games he was present on the scoreboard 21 times.
But around the world the Jeonbuk goalscoring footballer also became a trend. However, now they will have to settle for seeing him on social networks, as his participation in the World Cup has come to an end. Now, his fans will have to wait until the next World Cup to see their favorite South Korean soccer player in action.