“Son Heung-min (31, Tottenham) is a man who can shoot like this.”
Tottenham Hotspur defeated Brighton 2-1 in the 30th round of the Premier League in the 2022-2023 season held at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London, England on the 8th (Korean time). As a result, Tottenham (53 points) maintained the 5th place and chased 4th place Manchester United (56 points), who had played one less game, by 3 points.
Son Heung-min set a record. He scored his 100th PL career goal in the 10th minute of the first half with a right-footed kick that pierced the upper corner of the goal. It was a fantastic goal that broke out in the so-called ‘Son Heung-min zone’.스포츠토토
With this, Son Heung-min became the first Asian player to record 100 PL goals. Until this day, there were 33 players who had scored 100 goals in the PL, but there was not a single Asian player among them.
Commentator Jeong Tae-se, who watched this, also applauded. Working as a commentator for Japan’s ‘Abema Times’, he admired, “(Son Heung-min) is a man who can shoot like this. Mitoma has also scored similar goals in the past.”
Commissioner Jeong Tae-se then praised, “It’s a goal that seems to be climbing to the top of the PL. I drew a beautiful trajectory. I can’t help it if I kick like this.” Fukuda Kodai, who was relaying together, also emphasized, “Son Heung-min made history. PL reached 100 goals!”
Japanese soccer fans also did not hold back their applause. According to the ‘Abema Times’, Japanese fans commented, “As expected, Asia’s best player,” “Asia’s No. praised Min.