Singer PSY has surpassed soccer sensation Park Ji Sung, South Korean President Lee Myung Bak, and figure skating queen Kim Yuna as the #1 Korean that foreigners would like to meet.
On August 30th, travel agency 'Cosmojin' revealed, "We conducted a survey between August 23rd and 24th asking nearly 150 foreigners and tourists, 'Which Korean public figure would you want to meet the most?'. The results have been released and show that singer PSY has taken 1st place."
According to Cosmojin, PSY was highly favored as he receieved the majority votes of the 86 (56%). Following PSY was soccer player Park Ji Sung (17%), President Lee Myung Bak (12%), and figure skater Kim Yuna (9%).
When asked to select the reason why they voted for the person they voted for, 72% of voters answered "Because they're famous", 19% answered "Just out of curiousity", and 7% selected the answer "I want to make them my role model."
PSY has become an international sensation with his latest track "Gangnam Style" and as of August 29th, his music video has surpassed 70 million views.
In related news, Psy has given fans a sneak peek at the upcoming airing of his concert 'Summer Stand - The Drenched Show' with the performance clip for "Gangnam Style", so check it out below!
Which Korean person would you most want to meet?
Source & Image: OSEN via Nate
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