Son Heung-min, surpassing Ronaldo, selected as Asia’s best player by Chinese media for 7 consecutive years

Korean national soccer team’s ‘captain’ Son Heung-min (Tottenham) beat Cristiano Ronaldo and was selected as Asia’s best soccer player for seven consecutive years by a Chinese sports media outlet.The Tottenham team announced on its website on the 17th (Korean time), “Son Heung-min has been selected as the winner of the 2023 Asian Golden Glove Awards,” citing an announcement from Chinese sports magazine Titan Zhoubao (English name: Titan Sports).

With this, Son Heung-min received this award for 7 consecutive years since 2017 and for the 9th time in total.Previously, Son Heung-min also won the award in 2014 and 2015.The ‘Asian Golden Glove Awards’ was established in 2013 by Titan Zhoubao, taking inspiration from the Ballon d’Or awarded by French media outlet France Football.The award is given to players who play for countries or teams belonging to the Asian Football Confederation (AFC). In 2013, when Son Heung-min did not receive the award, the award went to Keisuke Honda, and in 2016, the award went to Shinji Okazaki (Japan).

Son Heung-min, the winner of the most awards ever, received 22.9% of the vote, beating Klinsmann’s colleagues Kim Min-jae (Bayern Munich, 19.5%) and Cristiano Ronaldo (Al-Nasr, 17.06%).In announcing the news of the award, Tottenham said, “2023 has become an unforgettable year for Son Heung-min.” Heung-min Son led Korea to the round of 16 at the FIFA World Cup last winter, and became the first Asian player to win the English Premier League. He explained, “I achieved my 100th personal 카지노사이트 goal in the league.”

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