Stars Celebrate As Korea Takes Home Gold For Soccer At 2018 Asian Games

On September 1, Korea and Japan faced off in various sports competitions for the 2018 Asian Games.

In women’s volleyball, Korea and Japan battled it out for bronze medals and Korea emerged victorious with a score of 3:1. In baseball, the Korean team won with a score of 3:0 and became the first team to win gold medals three consecutive times at the Asian Games. And finally, Korea took home the gold in soccer against Japan with a score of 2:1.

Following the soccer match, many celebrities took to their social media accounts to celebrate the victory. Check out some of the posts below!

WINNER’s Kang Seung Yoon

“Ah, I’m tearing up,” “Our players, you’ve worked so hard,” “All of the Korean and Japanese players worked so hard!”


“Gold medal! Our proud Korean players, you’ve worked so hard! Thank you for making this a happy night!”

Ladies’ Code’s Sojung

“So cool.. You’ve worked hard.”


“This is the scene I really wanted to see! Thank you!”

Ryu Jun Yeol

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아시아의 호랑이.

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“Asia’s tiger.”

Park Shin Hye

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Ji Suk Jin

“Korea! Congratulations. You’ve worked hard on this difficult journey. Wow. Awesome. I feel so relieved.”

Jung Ga Eun

“All of the players did so well today! My daughter cried watching the players cry. So cute.”

Kwon Hyuk Soo

“You’ve worked hard. And congratulations to the players and everyone who supported them. This is going to be unforgettable. Korea won today, yes we won! It’s a happy night.”

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