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First-person Football Videos Gaining Popularity on YouTube

First-person Football Videos Gaining Popularity on YouTube

SEOUL, June 8 (Korea Bizwire) — YouTube videos of people playing football from a player’s standpoint are going viral among football fans as the coronavirus is forcing people away from the sport. The videos offer an enjoyable experience to football enthusiasts as if they are actually playing on the field. Searching for ‘first-person football player’ [...]

Survey Reveals S. Korean Preferences for Different Sporting Events

Survey Reveals S. Korean Preferences for Different Sporting Events

SEOUL, May 11 (Korea Bizwire) — Football and women’s basketball have a high percentage of family spectators, while men’s basketball and baseball are particularly popular among couples. According to a survey of 34,978 spectators of five professional sports and nine leagues by the Korean Professional Sports Association, the number of family visitors to football matches [...]

Tottenham’s Son Heung-min Wraps Up Three-week Military Training with Flying Colors

Tottenham’s Son Heung-min Wraps Up Three-week Military Training with Flying Colors

SEOUL, May 8 (Korea Bizwire) — Tottenham Hotspur’s South Korean star Son Heung-min completed a three-week military training program with the best performance among all trainees Friday, as he excelled in shooting skills and other areas, officials said. Son is one of the top five trainees to receive a prize at the camp’s graduation ceremony [...]

S. Korean Football Season Opener to be Streamed Live on YouTube, Twitter

S. Korean Football Season Opener to be Streamed Live on YouTube, Twitter

SEOUL, May 6 (Korea Bizwire) — The South Korean football league announced Wednesday it will stream its upcoming season-opening match live on YouTube and Twitter, complete with English-language commentary for international viewers. The Korea Professional Football League (K League) said the 2020 K League 1 opening contest on Friday between Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors and Suwon [...]