What you didn’t know about Son Heung-min, Asia’s leading football superstar

What you didn’t know about Son Heung-min, Asia’s leading football superstar 1

Ever since his rise to the top, information about Tottenham and South Korea soccer star Son Heung-min has been sought after by people.

Does Son Heung-min have a girlfriend yet? What is Son Heung-min’s income level? Or what charity activities does this player participate in?

These are some of the questions that a lot of people want to know the answers to. Explore this article now to keep up with the most interesting information about Son Heung-min.

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Aside from the very popular Park Ji-sung, Korean football has presented another outstanding talent to the English Premier League. That is Son Heung-min, one of the main attackers of Tottenham Hotspur.

Son’s first taste of European football was at Hamburg SV club training centre (Germany) when he was just 16. The 1992-born player had three impressive seasons for this team (2010 to 2013) as a youngster before joining rivals Bayer Leverkusen and spending two more seasons building a buzz in the Bundesliga.

The Premier League could not cope seeing a gem shine outside their league, therefore, a variety of clubs went all out for the player in which North London side Tottenham Hotspur won the race for his signature for 30 million Euros.

Since moving to Tottenham in August 2015, Son has made great progress and is an indispensable pillar of the team as well as the Korean national team. According to CNN, he is also considered as one of the symbols of Korean culture.

What is the total net worth of Son Heung-min?

Son Heung-Min’s total asset value is estimated at 25 million pounds (28 million euros).

The money the Korean player earns is not only from his salary at Tottenham. Obviously, due to his high level of Charisma as well as being a great influence in not just the Korean public but that of the entire continent of Asia. Hence, He is often invited by brands to sign advertising contracts.

How much is Son Heung-min’s salary at Tottenham Hotspur?

As one of Tottenham’s key pillars, Son Heung-min is among the top earners with £7.28 million/year – £140,000/week. On average, he earns £13.88 per minute or £833.33 per hour.

The number is only behind the captain and Englishman Harry Kane and new signing Tanguy Ndombele – who enjoy a salary of 10.4 million pounds/year (200,000 pounds/week).

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Son’s contract is valid until 2023, and this is the amount he earns according to the timeline. His income is not only from Tottenham but also from advertising.

What advertising contracts does Son Heung-min have?

Son Heung-min is one of the most famous representatives that the Adidas sports brand has signed, alongside Barcelona star Lionel Messi, Liverpool talisman Mohamed Salah, and French playmaker Paul Pogba.
In games, the striker uses the Adidas X 19+ shoes for the 2019/2020 season.

Besides, he is also an advertising partner of Gillette – a famous brand for men’s razors.

The striker also has so many advertising deals in his home country of Korea, as shown in the video below when he introduces the product to an ice cream company.

Which charity activities does Son Heung-min participate in?

Not too much is known about the charitable activities that Son Heung-min participates in. However, he has a number of significant ones.

In April 2019, he donated £100,000 for a rescue operations and overcoming the aftermath of a forest fire in Goseong County (South Korea) – considered the worst tragedy in the country’s history.

However, there were some opinions that his contribution was not worthy of the £140,000/ week that this player received.

In the past, Son Heung-min also donated $83,000 to Korea against Covid-19 in the context that his homeland was badly affected by the rapid outbreak.

The Tottenham striker said: ‘I want to translate Covid-19 not to spread strongly. I hope to contribute to those in need’.

Who is Son Heung-min’s girlfriend?

Son Heung-min is one of the most famous players in Korea and is considered the symbol of the country’s sports. That is why many times, those who have feelings for him have been considered “reputable” or “unworthy”.

Previously, he was caught dating several Korean showbiz girls such as Yoo So Young (After School group), Min Ah (Girl’s Day group), and Miss Korea contestant Han Yeon Soo. Most recently, this player was also entangled in dating rumours with Ji Soo (Black Pink group).

However, this player is still quite quiet about questions regarding his private life. Additionally, in an interview with The Guardian in early 2019, Son once said: ‘My father said the marriage should come after retiring and I agree with that.’

‘When getting married, the number one priority will, of course, be family, wife, and children – then football comes next. I want to play at the highest level because no one knows how long I can sustain that.
When retiring, around 33 or 34 years old, it is still a good time to live a happy life with loved ones.’

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Son Heung-min is the 25th best player in the world

Son came to English football fans as an unknown player, when he moved from Bayer Leverkusen five years ago. Since then, he has grown overall as a footballer and is definitely one of the best players in the English Premier League and the world as a whole.

The Global Player Index is a ranking of players from Nielsen’s Gracenote and Hypercube based on what happens when they are on the pitch. This table rated Son as the 137th best player in the world when he joined the North London club.

In May 2017, he became a player in the top 100 and this week. After his performance against West Ham, he became the 25th best player in the world, according to the rankings.

It’s an improvement that can be measured by his proficiency in front of goal.

Gracenote’s data shows that Son, with his chances in front of goal, has scored more goals than expected in every season since joining Tottenham.

During that time, Gracenote said that he had a 37% higher scoring efficiency (60 goals, 43.66 expected to score).

But his start this season was something special, he netted seven times from worthy opportunities with 2.99 goals – 134% more efficient.

Son’s value according to Carteret, which measures a player’s worth to their club based on performance, has increased from £38.2m in 2017-18 to £75.1m, only 3.4 million pounds lower than Kane.

With what Son Heung-min has devoted to Korea and the Tottenham team, he deserves to be the cultural symbol of ‘the land of Kimchi’ and the top superstar in Asia. We hope that this post will satisfy our fans.