Former N.Korean Striker to Wed in December

      November 14, 2013 09:33

      Jong Tae-se

      Suwon Samsung Bluewings striker Jong Tae-se will marry a flight attendant who works for a Korean airline in December.

      The parents of the couple recently agreed to their marriage and set the wedding date for Dec. 14.

      Jong and his fiancée have been dating since May, when they met through mutual friends.

      "The parents of Jong's fiancée have visited football stadiums in Suwon and elsewhere in the country on several occasions to cheer for Jong, a team official said.

      Jong was born in Japan to Korean parents. He represented North Korea at the 2010 World Cup in South Africa and then moved to Germany to play for Bochum in the second-tier league. He joined Suwon in January.

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