Son Heung-min (Korean: ???; born 8 July 1992) is a South Korean professional footballer who plays as a forward for Premier League club Tottenham Hotspur and captains the South Korea national team.
Considered as one of the best forwards in the world, Son is often cited as an icon of South Korean culture.Born in Chuncheon, Son joined Hamburger SV at the age of 16 and made his debut in the German Bundesliga in 2010.
In 2013, he moved to Bayer Leverkusen for a club record €10 million before signing for English side Tottenham for £22 million two years later, becoming the most expensive Asian player in history.
While at Tottenham, Son became the top Asian goalscorer in Premier League history and surpassed Cha Bum-kun's record for most goals scored by a Korean player in European competition.A full international since 2010, Son has represented South Korea at the 2014 and 2018 FIFA World Cups and is South Korea's joint highest scorer at the World Cup alongside Park Ji-sung and Ahn Jung-hwan with three goals.
He has also represented South Korea at the 2018 Asian Games, where the team won gold, as well as the 2011, 2015, and 2019 editions of the AFC Asian Cup, finishing runners-up in 2015.