Former Ulsan/Jeju FW Mendy’s memories of Korea, “I was terrified by the North Korean nuclear test joke and tried to run away”
Frédéric Mendy, a tall French striker who once played for Ulsan Hyundai and Jeju United, drew attention by recalling his K-League days.메이저사이트
French media <Paris Normandy> looked back on his career through an interview with Mendy, who is playing for French 5th division club Evreux FC 27 after a long overseas life. Mendy made his professional debut at Evreux in 2009, and went through Home United (Singapore), Estoril, Moireirensei, Uniang Madeira (above Portugal), Pathum Thani United (Thailand), and Vitoria Setubal (Portugal). He has been playing for Evreux since the 2022-2023 season. In Korea, as I mentioned at the outset, I played in Ulsan and Jeju.
In an interview with Paris-Normandy, Mendy talked about his international career, starting with his first international club, Home United. He also mentioned his life in Korea in detail.
Mendy said, “Life in Korea is very different from what I experienced in Singapore. There is winter in Korea, and the climate is similar to France.” After saying, “I really liked the Korean barbecue and the warm hospitality of the people. Thanks to that, I felt comfortable really quickly. “he said.
He also mentioned laughable episodes about issues related to North Korea’s nuclear test. Mendy said, “It was about when Donald Trump was just elected president of the United States.” ‘Later. I was scared and tried to go to the French embassy in Korea. It turned out to be a joke, but I was the only one on the team who was completely in a panic.”
On the other hand, Mendy said, “I felt it was time to go back. I enjoyed my overseas career to the fullest and now I wanted to be with my family.” He looked like he didn’t care.