‘FC SMILE’ is Korea’s first charity soccer club and was created to turn the dreams and hopes of children into reality through soccer.
This year there will be held a charity soccer tournament for children who have congenital facial and physical impairments with the international medical NGO ‘Operation Smile’ as ‘FC SMILE”s first project.
The confirmed members of FC SMILE are global actor Jackie Chan, legendary South Korean soccer star Park Jisung (JS Foundation’s Chairman), broadcaster Lee Hwi-jae, singer Kim Junsu (JYJ), actor Song Joong Ki and others.
The club will officially launch in August with a ceremony. In January & June, ‘ASIA SMILE CUP’ will be held in China and Korea respectively. The Asian Smile Cup is a charity event that will benefit children and help grant their wishes.
FC SMILE launch ceremony will be at Kim Koo Museum’s convention hall on Aug 10th. Junsu’s attendance is not confirmed yet.
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