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Who is player 9? Meet the hot 24-year-old South Korean soccer player that everyone is crazy about

The handsome gamer went viral and saw a shocking increase in his followers!

Before the start of the World Cup, BTS‘s Jungkook took a picture with a South Korean soccer team in Qatar.

Son Heung Min (center left) and Jungkook (center) and the Korean national team | Nate

Of course, apart from Jungkook, there were a few familiar faces.

The world has always loved Son Heung Min. It was no different during the match, when the player was praised for his talent, and even under the mask, Internet users praised his appearance and even started a trend!

However, one other player has seemingly won the hearts of internet users around the world.

On TikTok, the platform appeared to be full of videos referring to the player from the South Korean team with the number “9”. Users shared their love for the player and it wasn’t just a few videos. All the videos received a huge amount of attention, with hundreds of thousands of likes on each post.

Many TikTok users didn’t know who this handsome AF footballer was and looked online for answers. It turns out that he is actually “Player 9”. Cho Gue Sung.

Cho Gue Sung was born in 1998 and has always been an impressive soccer player, playing for teams throughout his education. However, it wasn’t until 2019 that he started playing professionally before he did his thing World Cup debut on November 25 against Uruguay.

Soccer player Cho Gue Sung | ICT

Of course, he definitely made an impact on the fans. While not as active on Instagram, his photos are definitely handsome and his post-match impact was evident with his following growing from around 3,000 to over 300,000 in less than 24 hours.

| @whrbtjd/Instagram

| @whrbtjd/Instagram

| @whrbtjd/Instagram

It was the same on Twitter as Internet users could not stop fangirling the handsome footballer.

However, even hours after the match ended, netizens around the world were still talking about Cho Geu Sung. One of the Internet users even shared a screenshot where the footballer is still gaining popularity in South America.

| Mr. Choa

When Jungkook met the team, the idol explained that he was more shy before meeting the players than before the performance. Given the band’s visuals, this isn’t too surprising, and many netizens would react the same way.

Below you can read more about Jungkook’s meeting with the Korean team.

Korean netizens are bursting with pride after BTS’s Jungkook meets soccer star Heung Min’s son

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