"脱南者" - 纯爷们!
''I saw the North
Korean national flag rising and, finally, I had made
the World Cup", said Jong Tae-Se, who was hailed by
some as "The People's Rooney " and "World
Cup 2010's cult hero". His tears touched the hearts
of billions, especially the audience in Asia, as he stood
up to sing North Korean anthem before his country's first
World Cup match in 44 years.
He is not a North
Korean by birth but by choice. Although he has an ancestral
root in the North, his parents are both South
Koreans. Like most exiled Koreans living in Japan,
he feels deeply ashamed
of the South which he considers as mere a military
colony of the United States, and that eventually leads
him to seek to become a citizen of North Korea, a country
though economically less developed than Japan and South
Korea but stands on its own feet and bows to no one.
Jong's soccer team, each of them is a true
warrior, who "held the world's best and most flamboyant
team, Brazil, goalless to half-time of their opening World
Cup match before gallantly going down 2-1", as so described
by the Sydney Morning Herald.
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