December 05, 2023

Italy’s Juventus football club signs North Korean Han Kwang Song

Team management insists Han "not subject" to restrictions presented by international sanctions

The Italian football club Juventus FC has signed North Korean player Han Kwang Song to play as a forward on its under-23 team, the club confirmed in a social media post on Monday.

The move means that the 20-year-old Han -- acquired on a one-year loan from the Italian Cagliari Calcio club -- may now play for one of Europe's top football teams.