Famous Soccer Player from Suwon
By LEE YONG RAE
‘Participate in World cup three times, Won UEFA Champions league, Won EPL Championship four times, Won Eredivisie.‘
What a brilliant career. It seems like a star soccer player from overseas. Surprisingly, he is a Korean soccer player, Ji-Sung Park, from Suwon. There are lots of stars from Suwon. But there's no one who has a road with his name. Ji-Sung Park road is made for celebration.
Ji-Sung Park road
Ji-Sung Park has a large influence in the world. English media said, 'Park is the first Asian player spending a successful career in the EPL. The best sports export item from South Korea.' And 'In South Korea, Park is the subject of hero and a player who excels the pitch. Taxi drivers will ask you "Do you know Ji-Sung Park?"
Federation Internationale de Football Association(FIFA) said through the official website, "Asia's best soccer player Ji-Sung Park declared his retirement."
Ji-Sung Park in pitch
Park Ji-sung is playing a charity game annually with K-pop Star. Also, Manchester United Football Academy is in a great success. And he also joined a TV entertainment programs.
Ji-Sung Park's charity game
He's still busy. He said his retirement because of knee injury, but he has given large dreams to many people. Park is a role of stimulant to someone who has a big hurdle in his/her life.
[This article was written as part of SCVA(Suwon Center's Volunteer Activators) activities.]