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Park Ji-sung Vows to Develop S. Korea’s Youth Football with European Experience

Park Ji-sung Vows to Develop S. Korea’s Youth Football with European Experience

SUWON, South Korea, Dec. 8 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korean football icon Park Ji-sung said Friday that he will devote himself to his new job as the chief of the country’s youth football program with his European experience. Park was named the Korea Football Association’s youth strategy department chief last month. It was the first [...]

Park Ji-Sung Named S. Korean Football Body’s Youth Program Chief

Park Ji-Sung Named S. Korean Football Body’s Youth Program Chief

SEOUL, Nov. 8 (Korea Bizwire) — Former Manchester United midfielder Park Ji-sung will be responsible for South Korea’s youth football policies following the national football governing body’s personnel reshuffle on Wednesday. The Korea Football Association (KFA) said Park will be chief of its youth football strategy department. The 36-year-old, who hung up his boots in [...]

Korean Porcelain-Inspired Olympic Torch Begins Long Journey from Olympia to Pyeongchang

Korean Porcelain-Inspired Olympic Torch Begins Long Journey from Olympia to Pyeongchang

SEOUL, Oct. 25 (Korea Bizwire) – The symbolic countdown to the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics began when the Olympic torch, lit at the Temple of Hera in Olympia, passed into South Korean football legend Park Ji-sung’s hands from those of Greek cross-country skier Apostolos Angelis, the first recipient in a line 7,500 torch bearers-strong.  The [...]

Former Footballer Park Ji-sung Becomes First Korean Torchbearer for PyeongChang 2018

Former Footballer Park Ji-sung Becomes First Korean Torchbearer for PyeongChang 2018

OLYMPIA, Greece, Oct. 25 (Korea Bizwire) – Football star Park Ji-sung became the first South Korean torchbearer for the PyeongChang Winter Games after receiving the flame from Greek cross-country skier Apostolos Angelis at the Pierre de Coubertin Monument on Tuesday. Park, who starred as a midfielder for Manchester United, said on Tuesday he feels honored to [...]

Football Legend Park Ji-sung Named Honorary Ambassador for PyeongChang 2018

Football Legend Park Ji-sung Named Honorary Ambassador for PyeongChang 2018

SEOUL, Aug. 2 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korean football legend Park Ji-sung will be named an honorary ambassador for the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Games, the event’s organizers said Wednesday. PyeongChang’s organizing committee said Park’s appointment ceremony will take place in Seoul on Friday. Park was one of South Korea’s most iconic football stars until his [...]

Ji-Sung Park Returns to Old Trafford

Ji-Sung Park Returns to Old Trafford

MANCHESTER, UNITED KINGDOM, Oct 5 (Korea Bizwire) - Former Manchester United midfielder, Ji-Sung Park will make a return at the Premier League club as he takes up his post as Club Ambassador. To celebrate his appointment, Ji-Sung Park will be invited to tread Old Trafford’s hallowed turf once again, with former manager Sir Alex Ferguson before [...]