Son Heung-min, ‘Captain’ at Tottenham Exceeded 100 goals in EPL and 200 goals in Europe

Son Heung-min

The performance of Son Heung-min (31, Tottenham), the best star in Korean soccer, did not stop in 2023.

Following the Korean national team, he also wore the captain's armband for his team, Tottenham in the English Professional Football Premier League (EPL), and also left meaningful records related to scoring.

Son Heung-min scored his 100th EPL career goal in the 30th round of the 2022-2023 EPL season against Brighton & Hove Albion on April 8 (local time) this year.

A total of 100 goals in the EPL is a record held by only 34 players in history, and Son Heung-min became the first Asian player to do so.

Son Heung-min, who finished the 2022-2023 season, which lasted until May, with 14 official goals, including 10 in the league, was appointed as Tottenham's 'captain' ahead of the opening of the 2023-2024 season in August, becoming the team's sign and leader both on and off the pitch. done.

This season, after 'best friend' Harry Kane, who collaborated with the most goals in EPL history, moved to Bayern Munich in Germany, Son Heung-min is receiving more opportunities at the front line and continuing the scoring race.

He was the season's leading scorer with a hat trick in the fourth round against Burnley on September 2, and on September 30, he scored his 6th goal of the season and 200th goal in Europe against Liverpool, setting another milestone.

In the 16th round against Newcastle on the 10th of this month, he scored his 10th goal of the season with a penalty kick goal in the 40th minute of the second half, and achieved the feat of scoring double-digit scores for 8 consecutive seasons since the 2016-2017 season, his second season in the EPL.

In the EPL, only six players (Wayne Rooney, Frank Lampard, Sergio Agüero, Kane, Thierry Henry, Sadio Mane) have previously achieved 'double-digit scoring for eight consecutive seasons', and Son Heung-min is the seventh player to do so. 토토사이트

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