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Singer turned actor, Kim Hyun-joong recently helped make a generous donation towards the women’s sport of soccer. Kim helped organize a donation made with the profits earned from the final fan event for the drama “Playful Kiss”, that was held at the Dome Art Hall at the Children’s Grand Park in Seoul on October 21st.

Kim had said he wanted to support women’s soccer in Korean high schools by giving all of the money collected for entry at the event. In addition to the profits, he also teamed up with Adidas which donated 23 million won worth of soccer gear.

The young star’s entertainment agency, KeyEast Entertainment announced the news on Kim’s official website, “Kim Hyun-joong is personally a big fan of soccer and was cheering for the country’s under 17 girls soccer team which won the recent world cup. He was thinking of ways to support women’s soccer and so got the idea to support young aspiring female soccer players who aren’t giving up on their dreams despite difficult situations or hardships. He was the one who suggested the donation idea.”

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