Just because someone has made it as an idol, this does not necessarily mean that becoming an idol was always their dream. Sometimes life can take you in unexpected directions and this is precisely what happened to SHINee’s Minho. Minho's idol origin story proves that while hard work is necessary to achieve your dreams...sometimes...a little bit of luck can go a long way in determining which path you will walk.  Just what sort of luck brought Minho to SM Entertainment...and just what did he do to make it to where he is now?  You won't believe what song Minho started his career with!

As a guest on the tvN variety show ‘Problematic Men’, which aired October 16th, SHINee member Minho revealed his past and how he ended up becoming an idol.

Growing up, Minho had always dreamed of becoming a soccer player...but the road to becoming a sports star was not easy.  Minho candidly confessed that:

“I had given up on my dreams of becoming a soccer player and I was just going to school as a normal student when I was casted on the street”.

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Minho continued his story revealing that:

“As I was going to the audition, I thought to myself, ‘There’s no way I’ll make it.’ I didn’t prepare a song or a dance. And then when I finally got there, my mind went blank and I couldn’t remember a single song. I ended up singing the Korean national anthem. They asked me to sing one more song, so then I sang my school’s song. They took my picture and then later, I found out that I had passed the auditions.”

Were you surprised? What did you think of Minho's song 'selection' at his audition? Let us know your thoughts below!


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