Heung-Min Son (Tottenham) of the Korean national soccer team, ‘Captain’, leaves today (13th) to return to the league.
Son Heung-min leaves for England via Incheon International Airport on the 13th and prepares to join his team, Tottenham Hotspur.
Son Heung-min, who led the team to advance to the round of 16 at the 2022 Qatar World Cup, entered Korea with the national team on the 7th and took a short break in Korea after attending a dinner at the Blue House on the 8th.
Son Heung-min is expected to return to the team game after taking a break for about two weeks.
Tottenham will play the 17th round of the English Premier League (EPL) in the 2022-2023 season against Brentford on the 26th (Korean time).
Tottenham will also hold a friendly against Nice (France) at home on the 22nd, but Son Heung-min’s chances of participating are low.
Meanwhile, Son Heung-min’s father, Son Woong-jung, overcame an orbital fracture injury to participate in the 2022 Qatar World Cup, and announced Son Heung-min’s earnest heart on the air.
tvN ‘You Quiz on the Block (You Quiz)’ invited 메이저놀이터 Son Woong-jung as a guest on the broadcast on the 14th. Part of the interview was released as a trailer on the 12th.
Mr. Son Woong-jeong said on the air, “(Son Heung-min) asked me to push the surgery date as far as possible.”
“I wanted to go to the World Cup so much. Isn’t it all a dream of soccer players to wear the Taegeuk mark on their left chest?” “he said.
Early last month, about three weeks before the opening of the World Cup, Son Heung-min suffered a fracture in his left orbit during the 2022-2023 European Football Federation (UEFA) Champions League match of his team Tottenham.
Four places around his eye were broken. However, revealing his strong will to compete in the World Cup, he moved ahead of schedule and landed on the operating table, and entered his third World Cup.
The swelling from the injury was still there, but Son Heung-min wore a special black protective mask made by the club and hit the ground. He accepted the discomfort, including obstructed vision and dealing with sweat.