Blast from the past -- does Chinese president look like Kim Soo Hyun during his younger days?

10 July 2014 / 2 years 3 months ago

Put Chinese president Xi Jinping and Korean superstar Kim Soo Hyun's photos side by side and you might find it hard to tell one from another.

This shocking resemblance was recently highlighted by China's first lady Peng Liyuan during a trip to South Korea on July 3, reported Chinese news site Sina.

In Changdokkung, Peng exchanged gifts with South Korean officials, and received two bottle-openers with the characters "Star" and "Flower" printed on them.

South Korean official Cho Yoon-sun brought up popular TV drama My Love from the Star when presenting the gifts to first lady Peng and she brought up the resemblance.

She and her daughter both agreed that her husband, president Xi, looked like Kim Soo Hyun in the drama.

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