Park Ji-Sung plays for the coveted Manchester United Football Club and is noted by fans for his stamina and work ethic, garnering the nickname "Three-Lung Park". One of my female students even went so far as to cut out his picture from the sports section of a newspaper.
Here he is in full flight:
"I am powered by kimchi!" -Park Ji-Sung
...this was the picture on the other side of the newspaper, which I thought was pretty hilarious at the time. It looks like South Korea cares just as much as everybody else when it comes to the buzz (no pun intended) involving Britney Spears and her head shaving antics: