Kamamoto and Pak Doo-Ik: We can be heroes

IN A week in which Japan and North Korea have traded threats and insults, it is perhaps worth reminding ourselves of a couple of sporting heroes from these Asian countries. Kushige Kamamoto and Pak Doo-Ik are footballing legends in Japan and North Korea respectively. On April 15, Japanese football fans may raise a glass of Sake to a player that many still believe to be the finest forward ever produced by Japan. It will be Kamamoto’s 70th birthday. Pak Doo-Ik also celebrated his birthday recently, he was 72 in March. Both players made an impact on the world stage. Kamamoto … Continue reading Kamamoto and Pak Doo-Ik: We can be heroes