Tottenham Hotspur highlighted Son Heung-min’s multi-goal through the official website.
The Korean national soccer team, led by coach Jurgen Klinsmann, recorded a 2-2 draw against Colombia in the ‘Hana Bank Invitational National Soccer Team Friendly Match’ held at Ulsan Munsu Soccer Stadium at 8:00 pm on the 24th.
He played his first game under manager Klinsmann. The game itself didn’t mean much, but as it was the first game under the new manager, many people hoped for a win.
Performance was good. In the first half, Colombia dominated. Korea’s midfield completely dominated the game, and the defense centered around Kim Min-jae was stable. The attack also shined. ‘Captain’ and ‘ace’ Son Heung-min scored consecutive goals in the 10th minute and extra time in the first half, leading the score to 2-0. Although they missed the victory by conceding two goals in the second half, it was not a bad result for a first game.
Tottenham paid attention to the results of the match played on the other side of the globe. It was because of the existence of Son Heung-min, the team’s ace and ‘living legend’. Tottenham highlighted his performance on the club’s official website, saying, “Son Heung-min scored multiple goals in his first game under manager Klinsman.”
Specifically, he mentioned his scoring scene. The media said, “Son Heung-min, who played his 109th A match in his career, scored multiple goals in the first half and made the Ulsan Munsu Soccer Stadium shine. In the 10th minute of the first half, he intercepted a pass from the opponent’s camp and after confirming that goalkeeper Camilo Vargas came out, he headed toward the empty goal post. I put the ball in.” He added, “At the end of the first half, I scored an extra goal by handling a free kick from outside the box.” 먹튀검증
With this, Son Heung-min surpassed Park I-cheon (36 goals) and ranked 3rd in the national team’s A-match score. The first place in this category is held by Cha Bum-geun (58 goals, 55 goals by FIFA), followed by Hwang Seon-hong (50 goals). In addition, Son Heung-min scored 5 goals from free kicks alone, becoming the highest free kick scorer in Korean A-match history.