The popularity of Hwang In-beom, the protagonist of the round of 16, has changed drastically in a few days. A long-time fan of Hwang In-beom was surprised to see people flocking to the airport, saying that they had become ‘Worckle’.
Hwang In-beom appeared at Incheon International Airport on the 16th (Korean time) to return to his team, Olympiacos (Greece). As soon as Hwang In-beom entered the airport, countless fans lined up to get his autograph. Hwang In-beom took pictures with each fan and signed autographs, so checking in his luggage was a hindrance. Even after completing the check-in procedure, he took care of every last fan.
Hwang In-bum, who had a short interview with the reporters, said, “(Fans) came to me so many times. I have an old fan. They told me earlier, ‘It has become a circle. There are too many people.’ “He said,” he laughed. 메이저놀이터
Hwang In-beom, who participated in the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, is the main midfielder of the Korean men’s national soccer team and is the main player in advancing to the round of 16. He started as the ‘Prince’ under coach Paulo Bento and he became one of the most important resources. Brazilian defender Thiago Silva was also wary of Hwang In-beom, mentioning his uniform number 6. After the World Cup, even old fans were surprised by Hwang In-beom’s changed popularity. Hwang In-beom’s popularity soared to the point where he was cast in the TV program ‘You Quiz on the Block’ hosted by Korea’s leading MCs Yoo Jae-seok and Jo Se-ho.
Hwang In-bum also felt the popularity. “Many people come to visit us, get autographs, and ask for photos. Every time we leave the country, it increases.”
Next, Hwang In-beom gave strength to his voice, saying, “It is not important that the number of people who send me off is increasing.
Even in the midst of his departure time, Hwang In-beom greeted all the fans and expressed his determination to repay with his skills. He said, “I am also grateful to the fans and reporters who came to visit me. It is not easy to come all the way to Incheon. I will show my efforts as a player and as a person so that people who have shown interest in me can fall in love with me more.”