The late Chairman Park Tae-joon, a ‘contributor legend’ who was inducted into the famous war, “The current K-League would have been the future of professional soccer as I thought 40 years ago.”

“Isn’t the current K-League the future of professional soccer?”

The late POSCO Honorary Chairman Park Tae-joon was a pioneer who developed the K-League without fear of attempts. On the 2nd, at the Ambassador Pullman Grand Ballroom in Jangchung-dong, Seoul, a dedication ceremony was held for six inductees to the K-League Hall of Fame. In the player category, Suwon FC general manager Choi Soon-ho (61), Ulsan Hyundai coach Hong Myung-bo (54), Indonesia national team coach Shin Tae-yong (53), and former Korea Football Association vice president Lee Dong-guk (44) were named. They were honored to be selected as the representative runners of each generation for each decade.

In the contributor category, the late POSCO Honorary Chairman Park Tae-joon was named. Chairman Park founded the Pohang Jecheol Football Team (currently Pohang Steelers) in 1973, built Pohang Steel Yard, the first soccer-only stadium in Korea in 1990, built Gwangyang soccer-only stadium in 1992, founded Jeonnam Dragons in 1994, built the first professional soccer club house, and established a youth system. It has made significant contributions to both qualitative and quantitative growth.

For Chairman Park’s recommendation, General Manager Choi Soon-ho, who was inducted into the player category, took the stage again. Director Choi shed tears, saying, “I feel better than winning the award. I can’t forget the first meeting.” Director Choi said, “Chairman Park has been with many firsts of Korean soccer. The first soccer-only stadium in Korea, the first club house, and the establishment of the first youth system, which are not enviable in Europe, are the legacy that President Park created in Korean soccer.” “He was a person who knew what was right for Korean football and acted with insight. Korean football was able to develop step by step in the system created by the president,” he introduced.

Chairman Park Tae-joon’s son, Park Seong-bin, who won the award as proxy, said, “It’s been 12 years since I left. Thank you for giving me the time to remember this. He really liked soccer. He was at the site of Pohang. The sparkling memory of childhood was football. When I went to Pohang during vacation, he kicked a ball with his military boots. When I came to Seoul, I went to Dongdaemun Stadium with him. In my later years, I went with my grandchildren to the World Cup in Germany. Family Football has created memories that will last a lifetime. The World Cup and Olympics are important, but as a family, cheering together and sympathizing with generations, everyone in the 40-year history of professional football makes everyday life more difficult. 온라인카지노 The children are kicking a ball. The family enjoys small but great happiness. On weekends, they wear the uniform of a local professional soccer team and head to the dedicated stadium. For 90 minutes, they completely immerse themselves in healing the pain of everyday life. This is today’s image Imagine if this was not the future of professional football that our father thought of. I hope that the progress of professional football will become closer to our daily lives and that the value of sports will come to us. My father had a special relationship with footballers. The memories of being together are also clear. He enjoyed meeting and cheering on young talents who will lead the future. He must have been proud to be with Pohang’s family, such as Choi Soon-ho, Hong Myung-bo, and Lee Dong-guk.”

The ‘K-League Hall of Fame’ consists of three categories: ‘STARS’, ‘LEADERS’, and ‘HONORS’. Beginning with this year, nominees will be selected every two years. The inductees who were inducted today were presented with a trophy that proves their inclusion in the Hall of Fame along with a book of incorporation that records their achievements in the K-League. The trophy is studded with a pure gold medallion engraved with the Hall of Fame symbol, adding to the authority of the award.

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