Swansea City player Ki Sung-Yueng is South Korea's answer to David Beckham - say Korean fans
MOB him like Beckham!
Meet the South Korean girls who are homing in on their Swans favourite, Ki Sung-Yueng.
The 24-year-old South Korean midfielder is seen as his country's version of 'Golden Balls' and adored by the soccer-mad Asian nation.
While closer to home grown stars such as Ashley Williams, Nathan Dyer and Ben Davies attract their fair share of autograph hunters when they enter or leave the Liberty Stadium, Ki Sung-Yueng gets so much fan mail he requires his own PR secretary.
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Rachel Hur, a 26-year-old masters student, of Korean heritage, is a regular visitor to the players' entrance at the Liberty Stadium.
She explained: "He is such a big star we follow him around the country and watch his games.
"I have followed him since he was playing for Seoul and first got into the national team and was hailed a bright new star.
"I think that people had huge aspirations for him and I'm delighted that he has succeeded them.
"At the moment Park Ji-Sung is a legend but Ki is the rising young star, he's going to be the new Korean David Beckham.
"His popularity is absolutely nationwide and he has a bright future ahead.
"It's exciting to meet him and get his autograph, he's such a super star in Korea.
"In Korea he would get absolutely mobbed in the street."
After meeting the star, for the fourth or fifth time following the game against Newcastle on Saturday, Miss Hur, who writes a blog on Korean players, said: "I'm studying to become a football journalist and I have a blog about Korean players playing in Britain because people in Korea don't have the chance to see them behind the scenes.
"He is always great with the fans. There's usually a lot of Koreans. The last home game he was absolutely mobbed, there were masses of Koreans waiting after the match.
"I have been down to Swansea three times and have also gone to away games.
"We were at Wembley as well and even came to Swansea for the bus parade, it was a massive achievement and such a wonderful day.
"What Swansea has achieved is massive.
"It's also lovely to come to Swansea, we live in London and it's so noisy and crowded it's nice to come to Wales."
Oh Won Hye, 25, added: "I'm so excited. It's the first time I have met him. I told him that I was a big fan and he said, "thank you very much". He signed a little football for me and a picture."
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