LOL: “Running Man” Ji Suk Jin’s Predictions For The World Cup Is Going Viral For All The “Wrong” Reasons

“Please say Brazil is going to win.”

Ji Suk Jin, best known for his role on the beloved SBS variety show Running Man, is going viral for his ill-fated predictions for Korea’s National Team at the 2022 Qatar World Cup.

Ji Suk Jin | Sports Dong-A

Earlier, we reported on an alleged Shaman whose predictions for Korea’s National Team at the tournament have turned out to be true. What’s more shocking is the fact our article was written before Korea’s victory over Portugal, which the Shaman predicted.

A Shaman’s Predictions For The 2022 Qatar World Cup Are Going Viral For This Very Eerie Reason

Then there’s Ji Suk Jin…

The comedian also took a crack at predicting the National Team’s record in the group stages of the tournament. Ji Suk Jin, on the November 27 episode of Running Man, predicted Korea would defeat Uruguay 2-1, defeat Ghana, and lose to Portugal to advance into the round of 16.

Ji Suk Jin (left), Jeon So Min (middle), and Song Ji Hyo | SBS

Followers of the tournament will know that Korea ended up tieing Uruguay 0-0, losing to Ghana 2-3, and defeating Portugal 2-1 to advance. Ji Suk Jin’s prediction literally couldn’t have been more wrong, except for the fact that he did correctly predict Korea to advance.

Hwang Hee Chan (left) Hwang Im Bum (right) | JoongAng Ilbo

Netizens couldn’t help but delight in Ji Suk Jin’s wrong predictions. Many netizens appreciated how on-brand the predictions were for the comedian, who is often portrayed on the show as being unlucky.

  • “This is why they say you should never listen to Wang Ko hyung (Ji Suk Jin).”
  • “LOL. F@ck, LOL.”
  • “LOL.”
  • “Ah, LOL. He got it all wrong, LOL.”
  • “Please say Brazil is going to win.”
  • “F@ck. LOL. I’m literally crying, LOL.”
  • “LOL. You would think he would get at least one prediction correct. LOL.”
  • “There’s no way he could be more wrong if he tried.”

Korean fans will be holding their breath on December 6 as the Korean National Team take on Brazil, which is considered by many to be the favorite to win the tournament. The winner of the match will advance to the round of 8, and play the winner in Japan’s match against Croatia.

 

Source: Wikitree