‘Korean Express’ Park Chan-ho expressed his thoughts about Choo Shin-soo’s remarks about Ahn Woo-jin, which was controversial.
On the 14th (Korean time), Park Chan-ho, who served as KBS commentator for the World Baseball Classic (WBC), visited Kiwoom’s spring camp in Arizona, USA, and met with reporters.
Commissioner Park asked Shin-soo Choo, who expressed regret at the dropout of Ahn Woo-jin from the national team and the slow generational change, saying, “Isn’t the generational change of the national team going well?” He said, “I don’t think there will be a generational change because there is An Woo-jin. An Woo-jin is not yet. This is what the times do not want,” he said, implying that the public sentiment should be respected.
Previously, on the 21st of last month, Choo Shin-soo appeared on DKNET, a Korean radio station in the Dallas area, and said, “Forgiveness is not so easy in Korea.” He was criticized by many colleagues and seniors in the baseball world for hurting the Taegeuk mark of his juniors, saying, “How long will it be Kim Gwang-hyun and Yang Hyeon-jong?”
Commissioner Park said, “Choo Shin-soo is right.” But with the proviso, “if he is the director”. “We must respect Choo Shin-soo’s opinion that if we want to defeat Japan, we must choose An Woo-jin. It cannot be said that individual judgment is bad,” he said. did.
Commissioner Park conveyed what he had said to Ahn Woo-jin and left sincere advice to him. He said, “Isn’t the baseball world able to become more mature because of An Woo-jin? I told Woo-jin earlier, ‘Don’t be unfair’. You can return the love you received from the fans to the children’s fans and make a better case. The thinking of big players is influential. This is a big law” and delivered a constructive story. 스포츠토토
In addition, Commissioner Park said, “I think coach Lee Kang-cheol made a very wise decision. Of course, the coach will want to win. But the national team must think about the fans and the public sentiment. I think you thought about it,” he said, pointing out that director Lee’s decision would be the result of hard work.