Recently, the Chosun daily (Korea) reported that the star Son Heung Min, who became the first Asian player in history to win the title of “England Premier League’s top scorer”, has just played at the Premier League. South Korea last afternoon 6/7.
Son Heung Min scored 3 goals in a friendly match with Seongnam FC against a team in Jeongja-dong on the afternoon of July 6.
That was when the Tottenham Hotspur striker played a friendly match with Seongnam FC of K-League 1 in Jeongja-dong (Bundang-gu, Seongnam, Gyeonggi-do Province). Son Heung Min had the opportunity to work closely with other Korean stars playing football abroad such as striker Hwang Ui Jo (Bordeaux, France) or goalkeeper Kim Seung Gyu (Al-Shabab, Saudi Arabia).
Their opponent is also an amateur team with the presence of veteran midfielder Park Hee Chul, who has spent many years with the Pohang Steelers club.
According to Chosun newspaper, a friendly match between Son Heung Min’s team and their opponent took place on the afternoon of July 6 in “closed kick” conditions. However, when some reporters visited Seongnam Club, they were allowed by Son Heung Min to take photos and record videos 5 minutes before the above competition took place.
When hearing that the same player who received the “Golden Shoe” award for “Premier League top scorer in the 2021/22 season” like Mohamed Salah was present in this match, many fans climbed over the fence of this football field to enter. stadium to watch “Sonaldo” play.
The leadership of Seongnam FC only asked fans not to record videos of this match, but did not prevent them from breaking the law to enter the field to witness Son Heung Min play on this repatriation occasion, even though the original intention was the match. will take place in the absence of spectators.
This friendly match takes place in 4 rounds, 25 minutes each. In particular, according to Chosun newspaper, Son Heung Min has scored many goals after 2 hours of play.
In the first half, after coordinating with two teammates Hwang Ui Jo and Lee Dae Il, “Ronaldo Korea” had a right-footed shot in the opponent’s penalty area to score the first goal of his own. Son Heung Min also recreated his familiar goal celebration in the style of “pressing the photo button” to capture a memorable moment.
When witnessing this, many of his fans shouted “It’s amazing!” from the stands to praise the striker who scored 23 goals in the English Premier League last season to help Tottenham finish in the top 4 to get tickets to the Champions League.
In the third half, Son Heung Min even scored a double for himself. His teammate yesterday, striker Hwang Ui Jo also had 2 remarkable goals.
Meanwhile, goalkeeper Kim Seung Gyu made an impression when he was promoted to midfield, where he had the opportunity to show off his ability to play with his feet well and have many accurate passes.
After this summer vacation repatriation, Son Heung Min will return to join Tottenham. Coach Antonio Conte’s army will play 4 friendly matches against the K-League star team (July 13), Sevilla (July 16), Rangers (July 23), AS Roma (July 31). After that, Spurs will begin their journey in the new English Premier League season when playing at home to host Southampton at 9pm on August 6.