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Son Heung-min

1992 - Today

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Son Heung-min (Korean: 손흥민 ; 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 greatest Asian footballers of all time, Son was the first Asian player to score more than 50 goals in the Premier League.Born in Chuncheon, Gangwon Province, Son relocated to Germany to join Hamburger SV at age 16, for which he made his debut in the German Bundesliga in 2010. In 2013, he moved to Bayer Leverkusen for a club record €10 million before signing for Tottenham for £22 million two years later, becoming the most expensive Asian player in history. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Son Heung-min has received more than 8,432,443 page views. His biography is available in 57 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 54 in 2019). Son Heung-min is the 1,416th most popular soccer player (down from 733rd in 2019), the 154th most popular biography from South Korea (down from 54th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular South Korean Soccer Player.

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Among SOCCER PLAYERS

Among soccer players, Son Heung-min ranks 1,416 out of 16,923Before him are Jan Wouters, Richard Herrmann, Júlio Baptista, Cicinho, Roger Courtois, and Yuji Kishioku. After him are Hasse Jeppson, Diego Lugano, Al-Saadi Gaddafi, Koichi Kudo, Karl Mai, and Dieter Hoeneß.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1992, Son Heung-min ranks 17Before him are Cara Delevingne, Freddie Highmore, Sadio Mané, Álvaro Morata, Isco, and Mohamed Salah. After him are Casemiro, Demi Lovato, Alisson, Christian Eriksen, Charli XCX, and David Alaba.

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In South Korea

Among people born in South Korea, Son Heung-min ranks 154 out of 774Before him are Myung-whun Chung (1953), Lee Beom-seok (1900), Kim Tae-hee (1980), Chung Hong-won (1944), Lee Jong-suk (1989), and Lee Nak-yeon (1951). After him are Lee Joon-gi (1982), Jun Ji-hyun (1981), Hong Sang-soo (1960), J. Y. Park (1971), Choi Min-sik (1962), and Jisoo (1995).

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), Huh Jung-moo (1955), Hwang Sun-hong (1968), Lee Woon-jae (1973), Kim Joo-sung (1966), Choi Kang-hee (1959), Ki Sung-yueng (1989), and Park Chu-young (1985).

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