NewJeans Minji’s Unexpected Support for Hwang Hee-chan Sparks Curiosity — Find Out Why

In a display of hometown camaraderie and national pride, Minji of New Jeans showed her unwavering support for ‘Korean Guy’ Hwang Hee-chan as the Korean national soccer team gears up for a crucial match.

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Minji Backs Hwang Hee-chan

On the 6th of February, New Jeans’ official account shared a photo with the rallying cry “Let’s GOOOOOOOOOOOAL.”

NewJeans Minji
(Photo : naver) NewJeans Minji

 The image featured Minji proudly displaying Hwang Hee-chan’s national team uniform, complete with his signature, as a gesture of support.

NewJeans Minji
(Photo : Naver) NewJeans Minji

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A Symbol of Chuncheon Unity

The connection between the two hometown heroes, hailing from Hupyeong-dong, Chuncheon, has resonated deeply with fans.

Last November, Hwang Hee-chan and Son Heung-min, captain of Premier League’s Tottenham Hotspur and the Korean national soccer team, showcased their Chuncheon roots in an interview ahead of the ‘Korean Derby’.

Reflecting on their shared heritage, Son Heung-min listed notable landmarks from their hometown, including Son Academy and local delicacies.

Hwang Hee-chan playfully acknowledged Son’s mention and added a nod to Minji, symbolizing the tight-knit community spirit of Chuncheon.

Netizens’ Reaction

Here, netizens are commenting on the photo that NewJeans Minji posted on her Instagram account. 

“Pretty Minji “
“She is so attractive “
“im Minjae is not able to share today. Tired”
“This is crazy.. Tired”
“In return for giving the album last time, it looks like a trap for Minji being a baseball fan”

“ooooohhh really!!!”

Netizens Rally Behind Their Own

The reunion of these Chuncheon stars has sparked a wave of support online, with netizens dubbing them “Chuncheon’s one-two punch.” Messages of encouragement flooded social media platforms, underscoring the city’s pride in its local talents.

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As the excitement builds, the Korean national team, under the guidance of coach Jurgen Klinsmann, prepares to face Jordan in the 2023 AFC Asian Cup semifinal.

Scheduled for the 7th of February at 00:00 Korean time, the match holds immense significance as the team vies for victory at the Al-Rayyan Ahmad bin Ali Stadium in Qatar.