Stray Kids, The Boyz, and Golden Child ready for MBC’s upcoming “2019 Idol Star Athletics Championships – New Year Special” in an particularly significant manner!
Members of all three idol teams will probably be competing within the new penalty shootout occasion this yr, they usually ready for the competitors by holding a particular match for charity. The winners of the match had a 5 million gained (roughly $4,463) scholarship donated to the youngsters of deceased firefighters below their names.
Each of the three teams teamed up with a well-known soccer participant for the match. Stray Kids’ Hyunjin, Lee Know, and Bang Chan joined forces with former participant and present coach Yoo Sang Chul; The Boyz’s Juyeon, Hyunjae, and Ju Haknyeon teamed up with the legendary Lee Chun Soo; and Golden Child’s Jibeom, Bomin, and Tag fashioned a staff with soccer star Hyun Young Min.
After some teaching from their mentors, the idols went head-to-head in a tournament-style penalty shootout match. A quick spherical of hacky sack decided that Stray Kids would advance to the finals, leaving The Boyz and Golden Child to face off within the first spherical.
Each of the gamers got one likelihood to shoot, together with the skilled athletes. The idols went first, and each Golden Child’s Jibeom and The Boyz’s Juyeon efficiently scored objectives, tying the rating 1 to 1.
It subsequently fell to the skilled soccer gamers to find out the result of the sport, and sadly, Hyun Young Min missed his shot. Lee Chun Soo was much less unfortunate, and The Boyz ended up advancing to the finals.
Tension was excessive from the beginning of the ultimate spherical, with Stray Kids’ Hyunjin scoring a purpose on the very first shot. Using ways that he had discovered from mentor Yoo Sang Chul, goalkeeper Lee Know jokingly tried to psych out the opposite staff—however The Boyz’s Hyunjae was nonetheless in a position to make his shot.
Bang Chan and Juyeon additionally went on to attain objectives, tying the sport at 2 to 2. After seeing Juyeon’s skillful shot, mentor Lee Chun Soo commented in awe, “What is that this? This isn’t a [skill] that I taught you!”
Once once more, it fell to the skilled athletes to interrupt the tie. Goalkeeper Juyeon efficiently blocked Yoo Sang Chul’s shot, leaving it to Lee Chun Soo to complete the sport.
For a second, the Stray Kids members rejoiced as goalkeeper Lee Know blocked Lee Chun Soo’s shot—however to their shock and dismay, the ball proceeded to bounce off the within of the purpose submit and fall again in.
After The Boyz’s staff triumphantly celebrated their victory, an impressed Lee Chun Soo bowed to Lee Know and remarked, “No one’s ever been in a position to lay a hand on a ball that I [kicked] earlier than. Wow. You’re superb.”
Lee Know bowed again and replied with a smile, “I’ll use the vitality I obtained [from that ball] in order that we will win a gold medal on the Idol Star Athletics Championships [this year].”
Meanwhile, The Boyz’s Hyunjae humbly remarked, “If it had been simply us the Boyz members, I don’t assume we might ever have been in a position to win first place. I believe we made it this far as a result of we had mentor Lee Chun Soo on our staff.”
Juyeon added, “It seems that soccer isn’t one thing you play with [just] your physique. Your thoughts is what’s essential.”
Congratulations to The Boyz!
To discover out who wins the true penalty shootout occasion, which will even characteristic opponents from SEVENTEEN, iKON, MONSTA X, NCT 127, and ASTRO, tune in to the “2019 Idol Star Athletics Championships – New Year Special” on February 5 and 6 at 5:45 p.m. KST. The particular will even be obtainable with English subtitles on Viki.
In the meantime, you’ll be able to watch the particular charity match under, and you’ll take a look at the most recent preview for the occasion here!
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