Son Heung-min

by MKhanal 18 Jun,2018
Son Heung-min
Body Stats
Height 6 Feet
Personal Info
Facts
  • Father Wong Jung Son
  • Mother Eun Ja Kil
  • Birth Name Son Heung Min
  • Net Worth $30 million
  • Birth Country Chuncheon, South Korea
  • Salary £9,984,000
  • Famous Name Son Heung Min
  • Nationality South Korean
  • Girlfriend Yoo So Young , Mina ah
  • Boyfriend No
  • Squad No 7
  • Caps 77
  • World Cup Game 3
  • Currently Club Tottenham Hotspur
  • Rank 57

Son Heung Min is a professional South Korean professional football player who plays as a winger and forward for the South Korean national team and English Premier League club, Tottenham Hotspur. Besides playing for Tottenham Hotspur, he has also played for German professional football clubs, Hamburger SV, and Bayer Leverkusen.

He played for South Korea at the AFC Asian Cup in 2011 as well as the 2015, 2014 FIFA World Cup, and 2016 Summer Olympics and made his full international debut for South Korea in 2010.

Son Heung Min’s Net worth and Salary

As of 2022, Heung Min's net worth is approximately $30 million. His annual salary is £9,984,000 with a weekly salary of £192,000 playing for his current team, Tottenham Hotspur. In early 2022, Son signed a 4-year / £39,936,000 contract with the Tottenham Hotspur F.C., including an annual average salary of £9,984,000. In 2022, Son will earn a base salary of £9,984,000, while carrying a cap hit of £9,984,000.

SonSon shares a photo of his sponsorship deal car SOURCE: [email protected]_son7

In August 2015, Hueng moved to Tottenham for a record fee of £22 million and a five-year contract. He received a salary of £4,420,000 in the first three seasons which increased to £7,280,000.  Besides. the football he earns a decent sum through his endorsement deal with various brands including Adidas, Gatorade, and LG, and has a market value of £125 million as of 2022. 

Totaling his career earnings until 2022, Son has earned £55,068,000 as his earnings from eight seasons with Tottenham and will add almost £30 Million in the next three seasons. His teammate, Harry Kane has an annual salary of £10,400,000 until his contract expires in the 2024/25 season. 

Son Heung Min’s Personal Life

Talking about his personal life, he has been romantically linked with Yoo So Young who has often seen together. 

Son Heung-min's ex-girlfriend SOURCE: PlayersGF.com

Their relationship only lasted for a year before, he began dating Bang Min-ah, a South Korean actress and a singer by profession. But have separated due to focusing more on their careers. He is reported to be single as of 2022 and focusing on his career. 

Son Heung Min’s Early Career

Son Heung Min of South Korean nationality was born to his mother, Eun Ja Kil, and father, Wong Jung Son in Chuncheon, South Korea on July 8, 1992.

He was interested in playing football since his early childhood days and joined the youth clubs of FC Seoul and Hamburger SV.

Son Heung Min’s Career

After playing for the reserve team of Hamburger SV, he joined the main team in 2010 and scored his first league goal against 1 FC Koln on October 30, 2010. He was later transferred to a fellow German football club, Bayer Leverkusen, and signed a five contract for a reported transfer deal worth €10 million in the summer of 2013.

Hueng Hueng shares a photo with his golden boot award SOURCE: [email protected]_son7

Son scored a hattrick against a former club Hamburgers SV on 9 November 2013. He later signed with English Premier club, Tottenham Hotspur for £22 million as a transfer fee amount in 2015. Son made his debut against Sunderland on 13 September 2015 and scored his first Premier League goal against Crystal Palace on September 20, 2015. 

Son has been part of several top moments with the club, In his six seasons with the club, The player has appeared in almost 250  games and scored 93 goals. In 2019, he became the second Asian in history to reach and start a UEFA Champions League final. In the 2021/22 season, Hueng won the golden boot along with Mohamed Salah. 

Son Heung Min’s International Career

After having represented South Korea at the U 17 FIFA World Cup 2009 in Nigeria and made his full international debut for South Korea against Syria on 30 December 2010 and scored his first international goal against India during the 2011 AFC Asian Cup.

He has played for South Korea in tournaments like AFC Asian Cups and the 2014 FIFA World Cup as well as the 2016 Summer Olympics.

As of 2022, he has played for South Korea in 102 matches and scored 33 goals since making his debut in 2010.

The South Korean winger along with strikers such as Kim Shin-Wook and Hwang Hee-chan is included in the 23 men South Korean squad led by Ki Sung Yueng at the 2018 FIFA World Cup held in Russia.

Son was spared from the 21 months of compulsory military service after South Korea won the gold medal in Asian Games defeating Japan by 2-1. The government had offered exemptions to the players who win the gold medal at the Asian Games or a medal of any color at the Olympics.

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