Recently, an unusual ‘Lim Young-woong craze’ is blowing in the K-League soccer board. The FC Seoul club announced on the 31st of last month that Lim Young-woong would be the starting point for the Daegu match (6th round, 8th) held at the Seoul World Cup Stadium. After that, trot singer Lim Young-woong emerged as one of the big issues in the K-League over the past 4-5 days. As the visit to the K-League stadium by the current top star driving the fandom is unusual, not only Seoul fans but also other fans are showing great interest.
The Seoul club said, “Lim Young-woong will come out as a kicker and pray for the development of the K-League and Seoul, and will also be full of support for all players, including Hwang Eui-jo Ki Sung-yong, who have built a relationship through the common denominator of soccer.” background and meaning. He added that he would hand out small gifts to fans who visited the stadium.
Lim Young-woong is known to be particularly close to national striker Hwang Eui-jo, who is one year older. He says that during his trip to Europe, he once intuited a game in Bordeaux (France) where Hwang Eui-jo was involved. It is said that he and Ki Sung-yong met through a soccer club. Based on this relationship, it is said that the Seoul club first inquired about the time axis and surprised the club officials. The match between Seoul and Daegu is also expected to give strength to Hwang Ui-jo, who joined Seoul this year and has been scoreless for 5 games.
Lim Young-woong’s power was truly amazing. On the 3rd, 20,000 tickets were sold in 10 minutes and 25,000 tickets were sold in 30 minutes. As of 2 p.m. on the 4th, the number exceeded 30,000. Existing Seoul fans and Lim Young-woong fans only made advance reservations to break the K-League 1 record for the most spectators this season. On Im Young-woong’s fan cafe ‘Heroic Age’ and various online trading sites, there are endless posts asking for tickets for the Seoul-Daegu match. Even scalping transaction articles appeared. Accordingly, there are observations that more than 40,000 cloud spectators can be witnessed in the K-League for the first time since the Super Match (47,899) in June 2016, which set the record for the largest number of paid spectators, depending on the condition on the day of the match. As of the 5th round of the K League 1, the average number of spectators per game recorded 11,003, the highest since 2013. The Lim Young-woong effect is expected to be a factor in advancing the spring of the K-League. 먹튀검증
Lim Young-woong and his fans are moving the Seoul club and soccer fans with their mature appearance ahead of the game. Lim Young-woong said, “The dress code for the game is voluntary except for the sky blue. You may want to wear a costume that reveals the era of heroes, but I ask you to respect and protect another culture of the soccer fandom.” Sky blue is the symbolic color of Daegu, the away team. He also requested that players watch the game until the end without leaving the middle even after the celebration is over.
An official from the club said on the 4th, “Lim Young-woong fans, who are visiting the K-League stadium for the first time, have been calling a lot. They politely ask how to get to the stadium, where to park, and which seats are good. We are doing our best to respond. This is because fans can find the K-League again later, not just this once. I hope that this time, Young-woong Lim’s celebration will ultimately serve as an opportunity to further promote the K-League.”
Seoul runs 4th with 3 wins and 2 losses and 9 points in the first 5 games of ‘Hana 1 Q K League 1 2023’. On the 1st, they were defeated 2-3 in the Daejeon Hana expedition, and they are going to reverse the atmosphere through this Daegu match.