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K League under global spotlight as it resumes season

Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors' Lee Dong-gook celebrates his goal with his team staff (Photo by JUNG YEON-JE/AFP via Getty Images)

Korean football's K League became the focus of the football and wider sports world's attention at the weekend, as it resumed its 2019-20 season after suspension due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

The league began on Friday evening with a game between Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors and Suwon Samsung Bluewings that kicked off at 7pm local time, and was streamed live online for free, globally, on YouTube and Twitter. Five more matches were played over the weekend.

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