‘Very discomforting for Korean people’ – Park Ji-Sung asks Manchester United fans to stop singing offensive chant

The terrace song continues to be sung despite the midfielder not playing for the club, since 2012 but he has asked for it to be retired Park Ji-Sung has asked Manchester United fans to stop singing his chant because it contains a racial insult to Korean people. The former United midfielder said he knew the fans didn’t mean to cause offence with the chant, which includes a reference to Koreans eating dog meat, but he said he wanted to educate fans about why the words are hurtful to him and his compatriots.

‘Very discomforting for Korean people’ – Park Ji-Sung asks Manchester United fans to stop singing offensive chant
The terrace song continues to be sung despite the midfielder not playing for the club, since 2012 but he has asked for it to be retired Park Ji-Sung has asked Manchester United fans to stop singing his chant because it contains a racial insult to Korean people. The former United midfielder said he knew the fans didn’t mean to cause offence with the chant, which includes a reference to Koreans eating dog meat, but he said he wanted to educate fans about why the words are hurtful to him and his compatriots. The 40-year-old was prompted to speak out after he heard the away fans sing the song at Molineux in August when Wolverhampton Wanderers unveiled their new signing Hwang Hee-chan.