Tottenham Hotspur's South Korean striker Son Heung-Min celebrates after assisting a goal during the side’s 2-1 English Premier League win over Aston Villa at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on October 3, 2021. Photo: AFP
Tottenham Hotspur's South Korean striker Son Heung-Min celebrates after assisting a goal during the side’s 2-1 English Premier League win over Aston Villa at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on October 3, 2021. Photo: AFP

Son Heung-min left off 2021 Ballon d’Or longlist

  • Spurs and South Korea star scored 17 times last season in most prolific English Premier Leaue campaign yet
  • Sam Kerr of Chelsea and Australia is only player from an AFC member nation on any of longlists for returning awards

Tottenham Hotspur's South Korean striker Son Heung-Min celebrates after assisting a goal during the side’s 2-1 English Premier League win over Aston Villa at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on October 3, 2021. Photo: AFP
Tottenham Hotspur's South Korean striker Son Heung-Min celebrates after assisting a goal during the side’s 2-1 English Premier League win over Aston Villa at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on October 3, 2021. Photo: AFP
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