Son Heung-min

Tottenham's shining star

https://www.football4football.com/storage/img/articleimages/originals/9xD6mgYD5AWjF8egpVCYYPJ7BBc8jrqiiP4.jpg SUPER SON: Son is always on hand to help Tottenham come through tough matches with his goals and assists. Press Association

The player

 

From his early career in Germany to being a Champions League finalist with Tottenham, Son Heung-min's rise to the top of the game is unsurprising due to his drive and talent. His move to Germany aged 16 saw him enter Hamburg SV's academy and progress to their first team, then to Bayer Leverkusen then, finally, Tottenham in 2015. 

 

Key Skills
  • Speed
  • Shooting
  • Commanding

 

Son was Tottenham's star man on the way to the UCL final in 2019

 

Quick Facts
  • 1. The brace he scored in the Champions League semi-final saw him become the highest-scoring Asian player in the tournament's history.
  • 2. His £22 million transfer to Tottenham made him the most expensive Asian player ever.
  • 3. He captained his country to win the Asian Cup and avoid military service.

 

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Final Note

Son will be looking to try and challenge Harry Kane for Tottenham's golden boot award in the future. 

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