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Son Heung-min

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Son Heung-min (Korean: 손흥민; Korean pronunciation: [son.ɣɯŋ.min]; born 8 July 1992) is a South Korean professional footballer who plays as a forward for Premier League club Tottenham Hotspur and captains the South Korea national team. Considered one of the best forwards in the world and one of the greatest Asian footballers of all time, he is known for his explosive speed, finishing, two-footedness and ability to link play. Born in Chuncheon, Gangwon Province, Son relocated to Germany to join Hamburger SV at 16, making his debut in the Bundesliga in 2010. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Son Heung-min has received more than 10,304,790 page views. His biography is available in 59 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 57 in 2019). Son Heung-min is the 1,103rd most popular soccer player (up from 1,414th in 2019), the 149th most popular biography from South Korea (up from 154th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular South Korean Soccer Player.

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  • 59

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  • 8.45

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  • 3.67

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among soccer players, Son Heung-min ranks 1,103 out of 16,880Before him are Leonardo Jardim, Kenneth Zohore, Leonardo Bonucci, Lothar Emmerich, Christian Panucci, and John Hansen. After him are Manuel Ferreira, César Azpilicueta, Antonio Valentín Angelillo, Antônio Carlos Zago, Tim, and Zlatko Zahovič.

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Among people born in 1992, Son Heung-min ranks 18Before him are Marc-André ter Stegen, Sadio Mané, Philippe Coutinho, Mohamed Salah, Park Chanyeol, and David Alaba. After him are Casemiro, Marco Verratti, Isco, Cara Delevingne, Charli XCX, and Demi Lovato.

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In South Korea

Among people born in South Korea, Son Heung-min ranks 149 out of 944Before him are Bak Jungyang (1872), Heo Nanseolheon (1563), Chungmok of Goryeo (1337), Jim Yong Kim (1959), Park Chanyeol (1992), and Park Won-soon (1956). After him are Ha Ji-won (1978), Choi Min-sik (1962), Kim Ung-yong (1963), Lee Beom-seok (1900), IU (1993), and Kim Boo-kyum (1958).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In South Korea

Among soccer players born in South Korea, Son Heung-min ranks 3Before him are Cha Bum-kun (1953) and Hong Myung-bo (1969). After him are Park Ji-sung (1981), Ahn Jung-hwan (1976), Hwang Sun-hong (1968), Huh Jung-moo (1955), Shin Tae-yong (1970), Kim Joo-sung (1966), Choi Kang-hee (1959), Lee Woon-jae (1973), and Park Chu-young (1985).

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