Son Heung-min and Premier- the best Asian striker in Europe

With a double kick of Son Heung-min, the best Asian striker in Europe, Tottenham had a breathtaking victory 3 – 2 against Aston Villa in 26 Premier League (Premier League) 2019 – 2020 at Villa Park. This victory helped coach Mourinho and his team to take 5th place from Sheffield Utd and only 1 point behind the Chelsea team.

Match between Tottenham and Aston Villa

This match, Tottenham had to win 3 points to hope to squeeze into the Top 4. The army of coach Jose Mourinho actively raised the attack squad after the opening whistle but they were the team to receive the goal. early in the 9th minute. However, two goals from Alderweireld (27 minutes) and Son Heung-min (45 + 2 minutes) helped Spurs temporarily lead before the first half ended.

The second half went 7 minutes, a mistake in the defense again made Tottenham pay the price when Aston Villa equalized 2 – 2. Thinking the game would end with a draw, in the fourth minute of injury time, the Korean striker Son Heung-min made great use of the missed defending ball of Engels and defeat Reina in face to face posture.

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Son Heung-min’s injury-time goal helped Tottenham win a thrilling 3-2 win over hosts Aston Villa.

About Son Heung-min

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best Asian striker

Son Heung-min is a Korean professional football player who currently plays as an attacking midfielder or striker for the Tottenham Hotspur football club in the English Premier League (EPL) and is also the captain of Korean national football team. He is one of the best football players in Asia, and the best Asian striker in Europe nowadays.

Son finished his basic training and developed skills at the youth team of the Hamburger SV club, where he made his first debut at the German Bundesliga in 2010. In 2013, Son moved to Bayer Leverkusen for a club transfer record of € 10 million, then joined the team in two prestigious arenas, the UEFA Europa League and the UEFA Champions League.

Playing style

Son is known as a versatile attacking player because of his ability to use both feet very well, and his readiness to play multiple positions in the first half.

Although he often plays the second striker in Hamburg, he can also play other positions in the football field as a winger, attacking midfielder or even striker. Son confirmed this, saying, “I don’t care where I play. The important thing is that I’m in the match. I can play as a second striker or defender. Whatever the coach.” “No matter where I play, I will comply.” I don’t have a favorite position. I will be anywhere and always try my best “. 

Son’s explosive pace, abundant physical strength and a sense of good positioning are his greatest strengths.

The career of this football star

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Son Heung Min

Son Heung Min started impressing in the 2010-11 season, he contributed 9 goals and received an official contract at the age of 18. After scoring against Chelsea in August, he was absent for two months because of the leg injury.

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He returned on 30 October 2010 to make his first goal against FC Koln in the 24th minute. The goal made Son the youngest Hamburg player to score in the Bundesliga after 18 years, breaking the century continent held by Manfred Kaltz.

Son signed a new deal with Hamburg, keeping him at the club until 2014. It is said that Son has the necessary conditions to become the next Cha Bum-kun, a legendary Bundesliga striker and is Korean. Son has scored three goals in 14 games in the 2010-11 season.

Early in the 2011-12 season, Son exploded, scoring 18 goals in just 9 matches. The injuries left this best Asian striker for a long time when the 2011-12 season kicked off, but he still scored 5 goals and played a total of 30 times for Hamburg.

Bayer Leverkusen

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 Son Heung Min

On June 13, 2013, Bayer Leverkusen completed a € 10 million transfer Son Heung Min, the highest transfer fee in club history at the time. Son signed a 5-year contract, scoring 3 goals in the first 3 appearances.

On November 9, 2013, Son scored a hat-trick for Leverkusen in a 5-3 victory over his old club Hamburg. He scored another hat trick against VfL Wolfsburg on February 14, 2015. He ended the 2014-15 season with 17 goals in 42 matches.

Tottenham Hotspur

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 Son Heung Min

On August 28, 2015, Son joined Premier League club Tottenham Hotspur for £ 22 million. After signing the contract, he became the most expensive Asian player in football history. The record was set in 2001 by Hidetoshi Nakata, who moved from Roma to Parma for 25 million euros.

Son made his Tottenham debut on 13 September for the Sunderland club, after coming on to replace Andros Townsend in the 62nd minute in a 1-0 win. In Tottenham’s first match of the 2015-16 season in the UEFA Europa League on September 17, Son scored the first two goals for the club in a 3-1 victory over Qarabag FK. And that what people call him the best Asian striker in Europe.