Son Heung-min

1992 - Today

Son Heung-min

Son Heung-min (Korean: 손흥민; born 8 July 1992) is a South Korean professional footballer who plays as a winger or striker for Premier League club Tottenham Hotspur and captains the South Korea national team.Widely regarded as one of the best wingers in the world and also one of the best Asian players in European football history, Son is often considered an icon in his home country and in Asia, and was nominated for the Ballon d'Or in 2019, the highest-ever rank so far by an Asian player. Son was also the first Asian player in history to score more than 50 goals in the Premier League.Born in Chuncheon, Gangwon Province, Son joined Hamburger SV at the age of 16 and debuted 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 5,393,929 page views. His biography is available in 54 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 736th most popular soccer player.

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  • 3.09

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Among soccer players, Son Heung-min ranks 733 out of 13,233Before him are Santos Urdinarán, Robert Pires, Clodoaldo, Preguinho, Roberto Bettega, and Ove Kindvall. After him are Diego Costa, Takao Nishiyama, Estanislau Basora, Leopoldo Luque, Jordi Cruyff, and Hugo Lloris.

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Among people born in 1992, Son Heung-min ranks 8Before him are Selena Gomez, Mohamed Salah, Miley Cyrus, Philippe Coutinho, Thibaut Courtois, and Marc-André ter Stegen. After him are Sadio Mané, Phil Jones, Alisson, Park Chanyeol, Demi Lovato, and Isco.

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In South Korea

Among people born in South Korea, Son Heung-min ranks 54 out of 380Before him are Lee Nak-yeon (1951), Park Chan-wook (1963), Kim Jong-pil (1926), Ko Un (1933), Sin Sukju (1417), and Yang Kyoungjong (null). After him are Kim Ung-yong (1963), Song Joong-ki (1985), Bak Jungyang (1872), Lee Min-ho (1987), Lee Byung-hun (1970), and Hong Myung-bo (1969).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In South Korea

Among soccer players born in South Korea, Son Heung-min ranks 2Before him are Cha Bum-kun (1953). After him are Hong Myung-bo (1969), Huh Jung-moo (1955), Choi Kang-hee (1959), Hwang Sun-hong (1968), Lee Woon-jae (1973), Park Chu-young (1985), Kim Joo-sung (null), Lee Jung-soo (1980), Lee Chun-soo (1981), and Ki Sung-yueng (1989).

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