Park Ji-sung

In the second of our articles we look at stories relating to Sports, Tourism, and national branding and marketing. And K-pop and celebrities are never far away when talking of Brand Korea. Sports and Tourism Jeju was provisionally listed as one of the worlds New 7 Wonders, after a multi-month international marketing campaign. Celebrities ranging […]

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Park Ji-sung renews his Manchester United contract

by Philip Gowman 18 August 2011
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Park Ji-sung will be staying at Manchester United for a bit; but earning rather less than Rooney. http://t.co/iIGD2Mn # Keywords: People: Park Ji-sung Other tags: Football

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Oh Captain, My Captain – a farewell to Park Ji-sung

by Aashish Gadhvi 23 March 2011
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Aashish Gadhvi waves an emotional goodbye to the captain marvel, Park Ji-sung. The Asian Cup brought an end to many things. It brought an end to Korea’s hopes of claiming the Asian Cup for the first time since hosting the tournament in 1960. It brought about the end of legendary left back Lee Young-pyo’s career […]

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Choco Pies get celebrity endorsement

by Philip Gowman 25 December 2010
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Choco Pies get celebrity endorsement at Man Utd http://bit.ly/ehYhvR #. Park Ji-sung is handing them out to Rio Ferdinand @mathmaster86. Tell KimKapsoo to send the sweets to me bro! I ran out of the Korean sweets that I got from Park Ji Sung! Me+my kids ate them — Rio Ferdinand (@rioferdy5) December 11, 2010 Keywords: […]

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Ki Sung-yueng and Racism in the British Game

by Aashish Gadhvi 29 November 2010
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A few weeks ago I was interviewed by a young talented Korea photographer – Daewoong Kim, studying here in London. Daewoong, being interested in photography and football wanted to discuss my experiences interviewing Korean footballers and working within BBC Sport. Needless to say this is the first (and probably last!) time I have been interviewed, […]

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Aashish interviews Park Ji-sung and Lee Young-pyo

by Aashish Gadhvi 8 March 2010
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Aashish Gadhvi managed to interview two key members of the South Korean world cup squad after the match with Ivory Coast last week: Lee Young-pyo, formerly of Tottenham Hotspur: and probably Korea’s best known player, Park Ji-sung: No subtitles this time: both interviews are in English. This wraps up LKL’s coverage of the South Korea […]

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