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12.12.2019

By Park Moo-jong

Still making headlines in the final stage of the turbulent year of 2019 is bad news about increasing concerns over national security, stubborn economic debacles, intensifying left-right confrontation, and the unilateral passage of next year's budget bill, to name a few.

Amid such negative news, a few good stories, not about politics or the economy, but about the arts and sports, have made the people feel happier, although just for a moment.

Son Heung-min of Tottenham Hotspur took the world by surprise with his 73-meter solo run to beat nine Burnley players and score a stunning goal in an English Premier League match Saturday. How "Sonsational!"

On Tuesday night, Park Hang-seo, the South Korean head coach of the Vietnamese national football team, led his players to capture the gold in the Southeast Asian Games for the first time in 60 years with a perfect 3-0 win over the Indonesian side.

Frankly speaking, who had ever paid attention to the SEA Games football finals but for Park? Many people who stayed up late at night to watch the live telecast were so happy seeing Vietnamese players wave a big South Korean........

© The Korea Times