Tottenham Hotspur striker South Korean Heung-min began his military training three weeks to a marine training camp Monday, a report, with the English Premier League waiting on the coronavirus pandemic.
All valid South Korean men are required to serve in the army for almost two years, which constitute the bulk of the 600,000-strong forces of Seoul.
But the son was among the South Korean soccer players who have obtained an exemption by winning gold at the 2018 Asian Games in Indonesia.
season Premier League 27-over before the spread of the epidemic coronavirus in Europe when he broke his arm against Aston Villa on February 16 and said it was Spursreturned to South Korea for “personal reasons”.
Its reported in southern Jeju marine camp for his agency surl’île basic training three weeks, Yonhap news reported.
A photo Yonhap shown walking past his soldiers and a military truck, wearing a green sweatshirt, a black cap and face mask.
“the South Korean football star Heung-min between the training center of the 91st Battalion of the Ninth Brigade of the Marine Corps,” read the subtitles.
The agency had earlier urged fans not to attend the place on the problems of viruses.
“Heung-min is for the basic military training in April,” the agency said on its official Facebook accountthis month.
“We decided not to open to the public in active compliance with the government’s measures on Covid-19”, he added.
under its win gold ” exemption s, his need to complete basic training and perform 500 hours of community service to satisfy its obligation to conscription.
the basic training in the army is four weeks, but three weeks in marine and navy.
the Premier League has been suspended since mid-March because of coronavirus. Premier League clubs are still committed to finishing the top flight season, but has not set 1 June 30 deadline to complete the edit list at a meeting on Friday.