The Athletic, a leading American sports media outlet, focused on the process by which Cho Gyu-seong (Midtjylland), who is in charge of the forefront of Korean soccer, established himself as a ‘rising star’.The Athletic recently published an interview article titled ‘Cho Kyu-sung talks about his changed life a year after the World Cup’ and introduced the process by which Cho Kyu-sung recently gained popularity and his aspirations as a player.Cho Kyu-sung, who completed his military service at Gimcheon Sangmu in the K League 1 and returned to his original team Jeonbuk Hyundai during the 2022 season, became the top scorer and also joined the national team led by former coach Paulo Bento, and went to Qatar where the World Cup was held.Afterwards, he scored multiple goals with a header in the second match of Group H against Ghana (2-3 loss), making his face known not only to soccer fans but also to the Korean people, and his tall appearance attracted the public’s attention, making him a star.

The Athletic said, “Before the tournament, Cho Kyu-sung’s Instagram followers were around 20,000, but during the World Cup, they soared to 1.6 million. “At its peak, there were 2.7 million people.”Regarding this situation, the media commented, “There are not many athletes who grace the cover of (fashion magazine) Vogue within a few months of playing for a military team,” and that Cho Kyu-sung has gained status as a new sex symbol and celebrity. did.In fact, in an interview, Cho Gyu-seong confessed that he realized his popularity in London, England, where the A-match (game between national teams) was held last September.Jo Gyu-seong said, “Ever since I became famous, a lot of people recognize me. “I was surprised that people recognized me even when I went to London with the national team,” he said.He continued, “In Korea, people recognize me even when I wear a mask and a hat,” and “Once, people chased me on the street. I looked back and thought, “It was truly ridiculous.”However, throughout the interview, Cho Gyu-seong emphasized his identity 카지노사이트킹 as a soccer player by saying, “I will only focus on soccer.”

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