On July 18, through 5urprise’s official Twitter page, actor Seo Kang Joon posted, “I really never thought [this would happen] but I met [soccer player] Park Ji Sung today. I’m a huge fan so it was an honor to be able to meet him, and as someone that loves soccer, I’m overwhelmed! I’ll continue to be a fan of Captain Park forever~~” along with a photo of the actor and soccer player together.
In the revealed photo, Seo Kang Joon and Park Ji Sung can both be seen flashing big smiles for the camera in a friendly selca.
A representative of the actor’s agency, Fantagio, explained, “Seo Kang Joon coincidentally met Park Ji Sung, who happened to be passing by, during his drama filming. Seo Kang Joon, who has always openly chosen soccer as his favorite sport, politely asked Park Ji Sung, whom he has always admired, for a picture together as soon as he saw [the athlete]. Park Ji Sung willingly took a picture and the two greeted one another.”
It has been reported that Seo Kang Joon was extremely overwhelmed after meeting Park Ji Sung and was unable to hide his excitement, even though it was a brief moment.
Meanwhile, Seo Kang Joon is currently appearing on SBS’ variety program “Roommate,” and is busy with filming for a new KBS weekend drama called “What’s With This Family,” set to begin airing on August 16.