Professional soccer team in Indonesia South Korea has apologized after the “doll” she used as a substitute fan during the weekend match turned out to be a sex doll.
The K-League club FC Seoul says its dolls, which have been intermittent standing are now off limits to supporters because of that coronavirus epidemic, was ordered accidentally after a “misunderstanding” with the supplier.
Earlier this month the K-League became the first major soccer league to hold matches since the start of the pandemic, with the season open the game watched by audiences around the world who are starving in direct football.
But FC Seoul’s efforts to bring a touch of realism to Sunday’s match against Gwangju FC backfired after social media users saw that the doll looked more like a sex doll.
Some point out that some hold posters bearing the popular live streamer BJ Chaero – reportedly as physical inspiration for the doll’s design – according to Koreaboo website.
The club said it had been a victim of jumble, insisting they had checked with suppliers and received assurances that the doll was not intended for sexual use.
Taking pictures taken at a mostly empty stadium showing about 10 dolls placed between seats in front of cardboard cuttings the size of players from the team.
“We want to apologize to the fans,” FC Seoul said deeply statement on Instagram. “We are very sorry.”
He added: “Our intention is to do something light in these difficult times. We will think hard about what we need to do to ensure that something like this never happens again. “
Some social media users are not sure of the explanation. “There must be a lot of people involved in getting approved, sent, dressed and seated,” Koreaboo quoted one saying. “In the process, no one thought to question the visuals of these dolls?”
The Sports Seoul website says that with so much soccer Overseas fans now take part in K-League matches, “There are fears this will bring international disgrace.”
Nemo Kim contributed reporting from Seoul
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