‘Why is An Woo-jin excluded?’ Choo Shin-soo, who faced a strong backlash after making a statement, should he open his mouth to the controversy?
Correspondent Moon Dae-hyun = Choo Shin-soo (41, SSG Landers), who faced a strong headwind after expressing regret about the list of Korean baseball teams to participate in the 2023 World Baseball Classic (WBC), announces his position for the first time after the controversy. .
Choo Shin-soo appeared on a Korean radio broadcast in the Dallas area last month and expressed his regret about the baseball team’s slow generation change. bought.
At the time, Choo Shin-soo said, “How long will Kim Hyun-soo (35, LG Twins), Kim Gwang-hyun (35, SSG), Yang Hyeon-jong (35, KIA Tigers)? ) should have been given a chance to compete in the WBC.”
Regarding An Woo-jin, he said, “He has the talent to become the second best player after Park Chan-ho, but it seems that it is not easy to forgive him in Korea.”
When this remark was transmitted to Korea, criticism towards Choo Shin-soo poured out. He pointed out that it did not fit the national team management principle of selecting players with the best skills regardless of age. Choo Shin-soo, who remained silent despite being saturated with public opinion, is preparing for the new season by participating in the SSG spring camp that started in Vero Beach, Florida, USA from the 1st (Korean time).
In particular, public opinion exploded at the remark that we should forgive An Woo-jin, who was controversial for ‘school violence’ in high school. Choo Shin-soo, who lived in the United States for a long time, pointed out that he did not properly understand Korean emotions, and Choo Shin-soo’s drunk driving history that occurred in the United States was mentioned, and his image was tarnished.
Choo Shin-soo’s training, which was briefly reflected on the club’s YouTube broadcast, was not much different from before. However, perhaps conscious of the recent controversy, there was a rather calm atmosphere rather than a playful appearance.
Choo Shin-soo is keeping his mouth shut about this controversy. He stayed in the United States during the off-season and did not have a chance to face the domestic media, but there was no announcement through social media or the club.
However, he was in a situation where he could not keep his mouth shut forever.
Choo Shin-soo is scheduled to have an interview with domestic reporters who visited the spring camp site on the 10th local time. He plans to provide a more detailed explanation of his remarks here. 메이저놀이터
How is Choo Shin-soo accepting this controversy? He can explain that his remarks have been misrepresented through the media, or he can clearly summarize his existing thoughts and emphasize them again. He may also apologize for inadvertently causing controversy.
Whatever the reason, Shin-soo Choo, who will face his remarks that caused a strong wave again, will try to solve this problem. Also, what will the public’s view of accepting him be like?