South Korea’s national football team concluded their monumental World Cup run in a hard-fought final match against Brazil in the knockout stage of the 2022 FIFA World Cup.
Their final World Cup match was December 5, and although it’s been over a week since they returned from the tournament, they’ve far from left the hearts and minds of fans around the world.
During their matches on the world stage, the national team gained many new fans, including many fans who tuned in to simp over the handsome players.
One of the talented players who has stolen the hearts of millions of fans is the national team and Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors player Cho Gue Sung, also known as “Player 9.”
Viewers immediately began to ask, “who is player 9?” after seeing the 24-year-old’s dashing good looks and incredible talent.
Cho Gue Sung quickly earned the title of a “heartthrob” as foreign media even caught on to the trending star, with NBC News even naming him “the breakout thirst trap of the World Cup.“
Luckily for fans of the young star, his popularity is still ongoing.
Recently, Cho Gue Sung went viral again on a popular Korean community board, where over 56,000 people viewed a post comparing his long hair with lesser-seen photos of his short hair.
After viewing comparison gifs, over 600 Korean netizens shared the hair length they felt suited Cho Gue Sung more and came to an almost unanimous decision.
The national team member looks incredible with both short and long hair, but netizens decidedly named his long hair his best style, with some saying he looks like a completely different person with longer hair.
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