Tottenham Hotspur's Son Heung-min waves to fans after scoring the winner in the English Premier League against champion Manchester City at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in August. Photo: DPA
Tottenham Hotspur's Son Heung-min waves to fans after scoring the winner in the English Premier League against champion Manchester City at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in August. Photo: DPA
Jonathan White
Opinion

Opinion

Jonathan White

Squid Game? BTS? Son Heung-min should be atop the ‘Korean Wave’

  • While he has fans back home and within the game, the Spurs star deserves to be more widely appreciated amid Korean boom
  • Son, who is worth US$1.8 billion to South Korean economy, feels overlooked despite his English Premier League record

Tottenham Hotspur's Son Heung-min waves to fans after scoring the winner in the English Premier League against champion Manchester City at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in August. Photo: DPA
Tottenham Hotspur's Son Heung-min waves to fans after scoring the winner in the English Premier League against champion Manchester City at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in August. Photo: DPA
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