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Song Joong Ki, Song Hye Kyo 2018: This Proves That The 'Descendants Of The Sun' Stars Were Made For Each Other

by Michelle Fox / Feb 19, 2018 01:31 AM EST
Most fans are not aware that Song Joong Ki and Song Hye Kyo used to share the same passion. Photo by Descendants of the Sun/YouTube Screenshot

Song Joong Ki and Song Hye Kyo previously admitted that they developed feelings for each other on the set of the Descendants of the Sun. The couple portrayed Captain Yoo Shi Jin (Joong Ki) and Dr. Kang Mo Yeon (Hye Kyo) in the popular and successful television series. However, most fans do not know that the pair used to share the same passion: skating.

AllKPop shared that Song Joong Ki and Song Hye Kyo have both tried out ice skating during their younger days. The publication revealed that the Descendants of the Sun actor was a short track speed skater while his wife used to be a figure skater. The 32-year-old actor was even sent to numerous competitions. 

Song Joong Ki also had a chance to compete against South Korean footballer Lee Ho Seok in a national game. However, the husband of Song Hye Kyo was forced to give up his dreams to get a gold medal at the Winter Olympics after he fractured his ankle in junior high school. The Descendants of the Sun actor spent, more or less, 10 years in the sport.

Song Hye Kyo, on the other hand, began her career in ice skating in junior high school. Just like Song Joong Ki, the Descendants of the Sun actress has also tried joining competitions. When she started acting, there were also instances wherein the Full House actress is asked to show off her skills in ice skating.

Not all fans are aware of these facts about Song Joong Ki and Song Hye Kyo. However, these pieces of information only prove that the Descendants of the Sun stars are not only good at acting because they could also be good athletes. Furthermore, their interest and experiences in ice skating make them more compatible with each other.

The Descendants of the Sun stars got married in October 2017. The couple sparked dating rumors while they were still filming the 2016 South Korean television series. However, for several times, they had denied the claims that there is something romantic happening between them. Stay tuned for the latest news and updates about Song Joong Ki and Song Hye Kyo!

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