Son Heung-min returned home through Incheon International Airport Terminal 2 to play two consecutive A matches in October around 4:30 p.m. on the 8th.
The South Korean national soccer team, led by coach Jurgen Klinsmann, will play the first round of the evaluation in October against Tunisia at the Seoul World Cup Stadium on the 13th. After that, the venue will be moved to Suwon World Cup Stadium on the 17th to hold the second match against Vietnam. 스포츠토토
With the call-up list announced on the 2nd, the name of “captain” Son Heung-min was included. The players on the list will convene at the Paju National Training Center at 2 p.m. on the 9th.
This is Son Heung-min, who has a busy schedule. He played a Tottenham game just before boarding a flight to Korea. He led the team as captain in the 2023-2024 English Premier League (EPL) match against Luton Town, which ended at 10:30 p.m. Korean time on the 7th.
Tottenham was outnumbered by Yves Bissouma’s accumulated warning exit just before the end of the first half of the Luton match, but Mickey van der Penn’s winning goal in the seventh minute of the second half rang the victory. 1-0 win. Son Heung-min started as a front-line striker and played for 76 minutes. According to the soccer statistics media “Foot Mob”, he recorded three shots, two opportunities, and two fouls.
Son Heung-min, who was appointed as Tottenham’s “captain” this season, is playing his role. He scored six goals in September alone. Starting with a hat-trick against Burnley on the 2nd, he scored two goals against Arsenal on the 24th and one goal against Liverpool on the 30th. In particular, Son Heung-min scored an individual 200 goals in Europe with a goal against Liverpool.
He played nonstop until the match against Luton and immediately loaded himself on a plane to Incheon. Two hours before Son Heung-min arrived at the airport, fans began to gather one by one at the arrival exit of the flight from London to Incheon. Then, a long line was already made on both sides of the exit that turned for an hour.
Many fans waited in order for Son Heung-min’s uniform. It’s to get an autograph. One little fan wanted Son Heung-min to come out with a small ball and pen.
When Son Heung-min appeared, the airport was filled with shouts. Fans who had written the letter shouted eagerly, “Please take the letter.” The same was true of fans who wanted autographs. After receiving the gifts that the fans sincerely brought, Son Heung-min greeted them with both hands and moved to the car.
He got into the white car immediately after a short distance trip, but got out of the car to greet countless fans again. A hand heart was a bonus. He bowed his head and got back into the car.
Fans who succeeded in handing Son Heung-min gifts and letters cheered. This means that he is happy to convey his “fan heart” to Son Heung-min.
The airport quickly became quiet when Son Heung-min left.