The induction ceremony for the K-League Hall of Fame was held on the morning of the 2nd at Ambassador Seoul Pullman Grand Ballroom in Jangchung-dong, Seoul. The K-League Hall of Fame, newly established this year, consists of players, leaders, and contributors. Director Choi Soon-ho, who was named in the 1st generation player category that day, was on the podium with Lee Hoi-taek (77), president of the OB Soccer Association, recommending him as “an unsalted striker, the first-class contributor who laid the foundation for the early K-League.”
Afterwards, Director Choi Soon-ho, who conveyed his thanks, went down and headed back to the stage. It was for the recommendation of the late Park Tae-joon, honorary chairman of POSCO, who was inducted into the contributor category.
Director Choi’s voice as he recited his recommendation was tinged with trembling voice and deep longing. Director Choi said with tears in his eyes, “I still can’t forget President Park Tae-joon’s words.” All the parts that later became the roots of Korean football are the legacy the president created.”
Chairman Park Tae-joon is a person who made a big mark in the Korean soccer world by establishing the first soccer-only stadium (steel yard) in Korea, the first professional clubhouse, and the first professional youth club system in Korea. Choi Soon-ho, general manager, explained, “The president emphasized that we should work according to the ‘future of Korean football.’ 카지노
Lastly, Director Choi Soon-ho said, “Whenever I have difficulties due to big or small concerns, I visit the National Cemetery where the president is located.” ”he added.
Chairman Park Tae-joon’s son, Park Seong-bin, who was the proxy winner, said, “Today, without fail, many children kick the ball in the field. On weekends, I wear the uniform of the local soccer team and head to the dedicated stadium,” he said. I imagined that this is the future of professional soccer that my father imagined.”
He continued, “I hope that professional football will continue to be a part of everyday life and become a leading awakening future.”