Son Heung-min Biography

Son Heung-min

Quick Facts Of Son Heung-min

Celebrated Name Son Heung-min
Age 27 Years
Nick Name Son
Birth Name Son Heung-min
Birth Date 1992-07-08
Gender Male
Profession Footballer
Birth Nation South Korea
Nationality Korean
Place Of Birth Chuncheon
Father Wong Jung Son
Mother Eun Ja Kil
Position Winger/Forward
Current Team Tottenham Hotspure
Shirt Number 7
Weight 77 Kg
Height 1.83 m
Marital Status Unmarried
Girlfriend Mina Ah
Net Worth $10 Million
Salary £ 4 million

Son Heung-min is a professional South Korean football player who plays as a winger or forwards for Tottenham Hotspur and South Korea national team. He is a very talented player. His playing position is Winger/Forward. Currently, he is playing for Tottenham Hotspur by wearing jersey number of 7. Previously, he had played for FC Seoul, Hamburger SV and many more. He is the key player of the current team. He had played for South Korea at the AFC Asian Cup in 2011 as well as 2015, 2014 FIFA Wolrd Cup and 2016 Summer Olympics and made his full international debut for South Korea in the year 2010.

Son will be available for Tottenham's first game of the 2018/2019 campaign before joining up with South Korea for the Asian Games.

Early Life of Son Heung-min

On 8th July 1992, Son Heung-min was born in Chuncheon, South Korea. His father name is Wong Jung Son and mother name is Eun Ja Kil. His nationality is South Korean. He was interested in playing football since his early childhood days and joined the youth clubs of FC Seoul and Hamburger SV.

Early Career of Son Heung-min

  • At the age of 16, in 2008, he left Dongbuk High School and then joined Hamburger SV's academy.
  • During 2009-2010, he scored a single goal in 6 matches.
  • In the season of 2010-2011, he leads the team with 9 goals and signed with this team and made the first goal against Chelsea.
  • On 30th October 2010, he scores his first league goal against 1. FC Koln and later signed with him by current club till 2014.
  • Son scored three goals in 14 matches in all competition during the 2010-2011 season.
  • He made 30 appearances for Hamburg and scored five goals in the season of 2011-2012.
  • He finished the 2012-2013 season with 12 goals in 34 matches in all competitions.
  • Bayer Leverkusen confirmed the transfer of Son with a fee of €10 million on 13th June 2013 and he agreed to the deal for a 5-year contract.
  • On 9th November 2013, Son scored a hat-trick for Leverkusen in a 5-3 win against his former club Hamburgers SV.
  • He finished the 2013-2014 season with 12 goals in 43 matches.
  • Son started the 2015-2016 season with Bayer Leverkusen and made a league appearance as well as Champions League qualifying match.
  • After that, Son joined Premier League club Tottenham Hotspur for £22 million on a five-year contract on 28th August 2015.
  • Son made his debut on 13th September away to Sunderland and won the game with a score of a 1-0 win.
  • On 14th October 2016, Son was named the Premier League Player of the Month for September.
  • On 13th September 2017, Son scored his first goal of the 2017-2018 season in the UEFA Champions League game against Borussia Dortmund.
  • Son has become the first Asian to finish the season as a top-10 goal scorer in the English Premier League.
  • On 20th July 2018, Son signed a new 5-year deal extending his contract with Tottenham until 2023.

Professional Career of Son Heung-min

  • Son has represented his nation, South Korea at the U17 FIFA World Cup 2009 in Nigeria and made his full international debut for South Korea against Syria on 30 December 2010 and scored his first international goal against India during the 2011 AFC Asian Cup.
  • He has also represented his country in South Korea U23 World Cup.
  • He has played for South Korea in tournaments like AFC Asian Cups and 2014 FIFA World Cup as well as the 2016 Summer Olympics.
  • As of June 2018, he had played for South Korea in 67 matches and scored 21 goals.
  • His name was also included in 23-man South Korean squad at the 2018 FIFA World Cup held at Russia and played very well.
  • Body Features of Son

Son Heung-min has a height of 1.83 m and balanced weight of 77 Kg.

Affairs of Son Heung-min

Son Heung-min is not married yet but he is in a relationship with Mina Ah, South Korean Actress, and Singer. They are living a happy life and there is no separation between them.

Previously, he is in a relationship with Yoo So Young but got separated.

Net Worth of Son Heung-min

The net worth of Son Heung-min is estimated to have more than $10 Million as of 2018 and his salary is estimated to have £ 4 million.

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