Korean Soccer Players Cho Gue Sung And Lee Kangin’s Latest Instagram Exchange Is Straight Out Of A Sitcom

Trust this pair to always cause chaos.

The FIFA World Cup 2022 is officially over, but the hype around the Korean soccer team is nowhere near gone. Cho Gue Sung, also known as player no.9, just got his first magazine feature, that too a Vogue cover! And while most fans were busy swooning over his visuals, a hilarious exchange went down between him and co-player Lee Kangin in the comment section.

Cho Gue Sung

Lee Kangin | @kanginleeofficial/Instagram

Cho shared his cover page photos on his official Instagram account. In the first picture, he went shirtless with a pair of Louis Vuitton joggers. The second cover photo is him in a red graphic t-shirt from the same brand, posing with a soccer ball above his head. Both the photos showed off his incredibly fit and toned body while also highlighting the charms of his face.

It seems like the pictures were as astounding to his co-player Lee Kangin (jersey no.18) as to his fans. He left a comment under the photos, saying that Cho was unrecognizable in them.

This is not the hyung I know though???😳 Why did the person change [misspelled]?😅

—Lee Kangin

In a cheeky reply, Cho tried to correct him for writing the wrong spelling of “change” in Korean, only to misspell it himself.

[Correcting his spelling with another misspelling] Should I write it in Spanish?😛

—Cho Gue Sung 

Lee got back to him, saying that both of them should be quiet after this blunder. But Cho finally got it right and followed it up with an oops emoticon.

Lee Kangin: Let us both be quiet ~ hyung^^ ㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋ 🤭

Cho Gue Sung: Oh it’s ‘changed’ [spelled correctly] 😙

Cho Gue Sung: 🙂 🤫

Though the hilarity of the conversation is straight out of a comedy skit, netizens can’t stop gushing over the cuteness of both players. Fun fact, Lee and Cho both went viral during the World Cup for three different reasons. While Cho became the internet’s boyfriend for his visuals, Lee stole hearts when he yeeted himself out of the way of a Qatari woman during a play-game. But their most memorable viral moment was when they shared a quick kiss as a post-match celebration.