“There was a lot of pressure to be the top scorer.”
It was the confession of Son Heung-min (Tottenham), ‘Sonsional’. Son Heung-min gave the team a 1-0 lead in the first 10 minutes of the 2022-2023 English Premier League (EPL) round 30 home game against Brighton & Hove Albion held at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London, England on the 8th (hereinafter Korean time) scored a goal that hugged . Son Heung-min, who started as Tottenham’s left striker, shook the net with a sharp right-footed kick from the left side of the penalty arc after receiving a pass from Ivan Perisic.
This goal was Son Heung-min’s 100th goal in his 260th EPL game. 카지노사이트Son Heung-min, who left Leverkusen in Germany in August 2015 and wore a Tottenham uniform, wrote this record in his 8th season on the English stage. On September 20, 2015, after scoring his EPL debut goal, he reached 100 goals in 2757 days. So far, Son Heung-min is the 34th player to have scored more than 100 goals in the EPL, the 14th non-English player, and the first Asian player ever. With this score, Son Heung-min moved up to 33rd in EPL career scoring with Matthew Letisier (retired).
The EPL Secretariat posted a congratulatory post in English and Korean on the official Twitter account. In particular, the Korean name ‘Son Heung-min’ was placed in bold along with a picture of Son Heung-min with his hand raised. EPL Twitter also highly praised ‘Son Heung-min gave Tottenham a lead in a wonderful way’ while conveying the goal situation. Here, the EPL welcomes you to join the 100 Goal Club (WELCOME TO THE 100 Goal Club) with a graphic listing all 34 members of the 100 Goal Club and the number of goals, starting with Alan Shearer (260 goals), the highest scorer of all time, and Son Heung-min. CLUB)’ followed by a tweet. The Tottenham club also congratulated through the official channel that “Son Heung-min became the first Asian player to score 100 EPL goals.”
Son Heung-min suffered a lot until this goal was broken. Son Heung-min, who scored 23 goals last season and won Asia’s first EPL top scorer, fell into a slump this season. He scored only 7 goals in the league until his goal against Brighton. Of course, injuries and tactical reasons were great, but Son Heung-min’s unique positive play that he had shown before was not shown. There was the pressure of being the ‘scoring king’. In an interview with the British media Evening Standard on the 10th, Son Heung-min recalled, “Last season was fantastic. Winning the top scorer was a magical moment that gave me great confidence.” “When the new season started, people said ‘Sonny is the top scorer’ and expected another great performance from me. But it wasn’t just a matter,” he said. “I got more attention and more pressure.”
Son Heung-min made no excuses for his weakened scoring ability. “You can find a lot of excuses, but I’m not the type to make excuses like, ‘That wasn’t who I really am,'” he said. “I don’t want to make excuses for not being up to par.” “I’m a player who likes pressure, I’m not perfect yet. I can still improve,” he said. “The las
As always, try to get out of the situation positively. Son Heung-min said, “I still want to show steady performance (like scoring a goal against Brighton), I want to play better, and scoring is important, but I want to help the team in as many ways as possible.” The realistic goal of Tottenham, whose championship was frustrated, is 4th place. Tottenham are currently in 5th place with 53 points. The gap with 4th place Manchester United (56 points), which is given the right to participate in the European Champions League, is 3. Son Heung-min said, “It is great to have scored 100 goals in the EPL. But the most important thing is to get 3 points. he emphasized