Lee Min Ho Used to Be the Captain of his Junior High School’s Soccer Team


Recently, several old photos of “The Moon that Embraces the Sun’sLee Min Ho were uploaded to an internet community site, garnering a lot of attention. The photos, titled “Yang Myung Min Ho Used to be the Captain of the Soccer Team,” showed the actor in his soccer uniform during his school days. The netizen who uploaded the photo also wrote, “In junior high, he used to be the captain of the team and wore the number seven. That season, he scored 10 goals at the Seoul FC Cup.” She added, “Captain oppa Prince Yang Myung!”

Netizens commented, “Wow, he’s so handsome!” “No, I can’t fall for him, but my eyes keep drifting to him…” and “Young Yang Myung no more, here’s captain oppa!”

Lee Min Ho played the younger counterpart of Jung Il Woo’s Prince Yang Myung in the currently popular series  “The Moon that Embraces the Sun,” starring Kim Soo Hyun, Han Ga In, and Jung Il Woo. He’s also wrapped up filming his latest movie “Howling,” starring Lee Na Young and Song Kang Ho, which will premiere in theaters nationwide February 16. 

Meanwhile, “The Moon that Embraces the Sun” will air its eighth episode tonight on MBC at 9:55PM KST. 

Lee Min Ho in “Howling” as Song Kang Ho’s son