Posted on Dec 31, 2020 | Iffhs News Category
Picture : Heung Min Son entered in the South Korea's Football History !
SON, SIMPLY THE BEST IN 2020 !
Korean Super striker Son Heung Min writes history in the football field and in the World of Football, becoming the first to receive THE BEST MAN PLAYER 2020 in AFC by IFFHS, winning the ranking before Sardar Azmoun (Iran/Zenith St Petersburg) and Takumi Minamino (Japan/Liverpool FC).
Born in a football family at Chuncheon city, South Korea,he began his youth career with Seoul FC. In 2010 Son joined German club Hamburger FC and debuted in Bundesliga at the age of 16. Same year he debuted for Korean national team also. He became the most expensive Asian footballer in 2015 by joining English Premier League team Tottenham. With them he scored the most goals in England and in UEFA Competitions as an Asian.
He is the first Asian footballer to score 50 goals in English Premier League and only the second South Korean to score 100 Pro goals in European football after legendary Cha Bum-Keun in 1980’s. Also, the second Asian to play in the champions league final. In 2019 he was nominated in Ballon d’ or and won Fifa Puskas Award 2020 for his spellbinding solo goal. His transition from a shy newcomer to a top class footballer is very absorbing. Today, he is considered as one of the best Asian players in the History and winger in European football. Spurs boss Jose Mourinho nicknamed Son as “Sonaldo” after his award winning solo goal by comparing Brazilian superstar “Ronaldo”.