Before becoming a K-pop star by joining BTS, Suga wanted to become a professional athlete but couldn’t make that dream come true.
the most successful k-pop group of the moment, it is a musical phenomenon that has conquered millions of people around the world. Since their official debut in 2013, the South Korean band quickly crossed the borders of their home country to reach the most distant nations with their songs, choreography and style.
Jin, Suga, J-Hope, RM, Jimin, V, and Jungkook are the seven singers who make up the K-pop band and are considered celebrities. Today they have tens of millions of fans, known as ARMY, who have a significant presence on social media.
All seven members of BTS have proven that they are excellent singers, dancers, and songwriters. Despite having great talent and being at the peak of success, K-pop stars also have other goals to fulfill, that is the case of Suga, who has confessed that she has a frustrated dream. What is it about? Here we tell you.
Suga is the lead rapper and second-largest member of BTS, the most successful K-pop group of the last decade. The 28-year-old has been recognized for his talents as a rapper and producer, not only with BTS, but in his work as a solo artist and with other artists.
Min Yoongi, Suga’s real name, has won several production awards and is Spotify’s most successful Korean solo artist with his work under the name Agust D. With this work he showed that in addition to being an excellent rapper, he is also a very good composer.
During an interview with Billboard magazine, BTS’s Suga revealed that he always wanted to be a professional basketball player. However, the young man could not achieve his dream due to his short stature, because although the South Korean singer measures 1.74, he was not enough to be able to perform as an athlete in this sport.
“I really wanted to become a basketball player when I was younger, but I couldn’t grow taller. It is a very sad memory. I am the same height I was in my second year of high school, ”confessed the rapper.
Basketball is Suga’s favorite sport, in fact he played for his high school, Kangbuk High School. During that time, the rapper won several matches and gave several glories to the place where he studied.
Although he is not a professional athlete, Suga has not completely quit basketball.
When he has free time, the K-pop star often takes the ball and hits a few baskets. He has a great time practicing this sport, which he fell in love with from a young age.
His fellow BTS members usually accompany him, as they also like basketball a lot, although they are not as skilled and passionate as Yoongi.