Korea’s national soccer representative, Park Ji Sung, has been announced as an upcoming guest on the popular SBS show “Running Man!” Not only will Park Ji Sung be getting his own special episode, but he is slated to face up against a variety of celebrities on the soccer field. The producers revealed that they’re currently discussing the filming with the popular soccer star, and they’re planning to have the player film sometime in January in conjunction with another match.
The match will take place in China in Shanghai’s House Stadium, at the same venue the upcoming 2016 Asian Smile Cup in China will be held. Besides the regular “Running Man” cast members, actor Song Joong Ki; soccer players: Jeon Hyuk Sik, Lee Dong Guk, Kim Dong Jin, Kim Jae Seong, Lee Chang Su, Lee Chung Seong, Jang Hyun Su, Jeong Dae Se, Ji So Yeon, and Han Guk Yeong will be participating.
In addition, rookie group iKON will be taking part in the filming as special guests. They currently scheduled to put on a performance at the event. According to the producers, the writers haven’t yet fully planned out the concept for the special episode yet. Filming is planned for after the completion of the match, and the writers are still working and debating over the details of the filming.
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