Son Heung-min (Tottenham Hotspur), who rewrote the history of Asian football, has now set a new goal.
Son Heung-min played as a starter against Brighton and Hove Albion in the 30th round of the Premier League in the 2022/23 season held at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London, England on the 8th (Korean time) and wrote a record.
Son Heung-min shook Brighton’s net with a sharp right-footed mid-range shot in front of the penalty box in the 10th minute of the first half, giving Tottenham the lead. With this goal, Son Heung-min climbed to the golden tower of ‘100th Premier League goal’.
Tottenham, who started to take the lead with Son Heung-min’s monumental goal, allowed an equalizer before the end of the first half, but Harry Kane scored another goal in the second half to claim the victory.
Son Heung-min, who started playing for Tottenham in 2015, rewrote Asian football history by scoring his 100th Premier League goal in 260 matches.
In the Premier League history of more than 30 years, Son Heung-min became the 34th player to score the 100th league goal and showed off his spirit by becoming the first Asian player to join the ‘Premier League 100th Goal Club’.
Since it is an English league, 20 of the 34 players who have joined the ‘Premier League 100 Goal Club’ are English national players. There are only 14 non-English players, including Son Heung-min, and Son Heung-min is the only Asian player.
The Premier League’s most goals scored by a non-English player is Manchester City legend Sergio Aguero (Argentina, 184 goals).
Thierry Henry (France, 175 goals) and Robin van Persie (Netherlands, 144 goals), who played for Arsenal in the past, followed as Ague.
Meanwhile, as Son Heung-min finally scored his 100th league goal, he now has a new target. Many fans are paying attention to whether Son Heung-min will be able to surpass the records of Cristiano Ronaldo (103 goals) and Didier Drogba (104 goals) within this season.
Son Heung-min is currently tied for 33rd in the Premier League’s all-time scoring list with Southampton legend Matt Letissier (100 goals).
With 8 games left until the end of the league,카지노사이트 if Son Heung-min scores 5 goals in the remaining games, he can beat Ronaldo and Drogba to rank 31st alone.