Cho Gue-sung of South Korea celebrates scoring during the Group H match between South Korea and Ghana at the 2022 FIFA World Cup at the Education City Stadium in Al Rayyan, Qatar, on November 28, 2022. Photo: AFP
Cho Gue-sung of South Korea celebrates scoring during the Group H match between South Korea and Ghana at the 2022 FIFA World Cup at the Education City Stadium in Al Rayyan, Qatar, on November 28, 2022. Photo: AFP

Sorry Son Heung-min, South Korea’s got a new soccer star - and he’s grabbing the headlines for more than just his goals

  • Cho Gue-sung is enjoying a meteoric rise in popularity after scoring twice in South Korea’s match against Ghana at the World Cup
  • While praising Cho’s goals, South Korean media also complimented his handsome looks, calling him a ‘face genius’ and ‘a man who came out of an illustration’

Cho Gue-sung of South Korea celebrates scoring during the Group H match between South Korea and Ghana at the 2022 FIFA World Cup at the Education City Stadium in Al Rayyan, Qatar, on November 28, 2022. Photo: AFP
Cho Gue-sung of South Korea celebrates scoring during the Group H match between South Korea and Ghana at the 2022 FIFA World Cup at the Education City Stadium in Al Rayyan, Qatar, on November 28, 2022. Photo: AFP
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