Son Heung-min (30, Tottenham) and Hwang Hee-chan (27, Wolverhampton) were recognized for their top-notch skills in Asian football. 메이저놀이터
On the 9th (Korean time), the French media ‘Carton Sport’ self-selected “5 current best soccer players in Asia that can be selected without worrying”.
Son Heung-min took first place and Hwang Hee-chan took fourth place. They have one thing in common: they are active in the English Premier League (EPL), which ranks first in the European Football Federation (UEFA).
In the final round of 32 Group H of the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar, where Korea, ranked 25th in the world, defeated Portugal, 9th, the two jointly scored the winning goal in the 1st minute of extra time in the second half with the help of Son Heung-min and Hwang Hee-chan.
‘Carton Sport’ is ▲ the first Asian player to top the top scorer not only in the EPL but also in the top 5 European leagues ▲ one of the greatest Asian players without a doubt ▲ a fast, energetic and dynamic striker ▲ consistently one of the best strikers in European football The reason for the selection of Son Heung-min was revealed.
Son Heung-min ▲2018 Asian Sports Correspondents (AIPS) Sports Player of the Year ▲2020 FIFA Pushka Award ▲2020-21 EPL Best 11 ▲2021 International Federation of Football History and Statistics (IFFHS) Best Asia 11 ▲2021-22 Eurosport Selected Best Player ▲ 2021-22 EPL Scorer ▲ 2022 Korea Sports Medal Shining with the Blue Dragon Medal.
‘Carton Sport’ said Hwang Hee-chan “is one of the best players Korea has produced in recent years. He was nicknamed ‘The Bull’ for his aggressive play style.”
Hwang Hee-chan won the 2012 Asian Football Confederation (AFC) U-16 Championship top scorer and received attention early on. He also performed well in the European Football Federation finals, including 3 goals and 5 assists in 9 Champions League matches and 5 goals and 2 assists in 14 Europa League matches.