The pride of Chuncheon, Gangwon-do, where the Korean national soccer team players Son Heung-min and Hwang Hee-chan were born, is soaring.
On the 12th, many pictures of banners hung in various places in Chuncheon were posted on the online community.
In one photo, there is a banner with the contents of ‘Sons of Chuncheon, Son Heung-min and Hwang Hee-chan, our heroes Fighting for Korea!’
The Toegye-dong Bank Account Association posted on the placard post of the Toegye-dong Administrative Welfare Center, ‘The hero of the 16th towing! Heung-Min Son, Hee-Chan Hwang, son of lovely Chuncheon, thank you’.
Son Heung-min and Hwang Hee-chan were both born in Hupyeong-dong, Chuncheon-si.
After graduating from Buan Elementary School in Hupyeong-dong, Son Heung-min attended Hupyeong Middle School before transferring to Yukmin Gwan 안전놀이터 Middle School in Wonju-si, Gangwon-do. Hwang Hee-chan moved to Bucheon-si, Gyeonggi-do right after he was born in Hupyeong-dong.
In an interview with a local media outlet in Gangwon-do last June, Hwang Hee-chan told an anecdote that he was amazed to hear that Son Heung-min was born in Hupyeong-dong like him.
Meanwhile, ‘Son of Hupyeong Shakes the World’ and ‘Miracle of the 16th River! Chuncheon’s son made it!’ It is said that several banners with the contents of the etc. were hung.