‘Captain Son’ at Tottenham Son Heung-min “Honored to be the captain of a big club”
Son Heung-min has been officially named captain of Tottenham Hotspur ahead of the club’s opening game of the 2023-24 English Premier League (EPL) season.
Son Heung-min, 31, 섯다 will wear the captain’s armband for Tottenham Hotspur in the English Premier League (EPL) after captaining the South Korean national soccer team.
“Son Heung-min has been appointed as the new captain of Tottenham Hotspur,” the club announced on its website on Wednesday (local time).
Tottenham had to choose a new captain after parting ways with Hugo Lloris, who served as captain from 2015-16 to 2022-23, and Harry Kane, who served as preseason captain, joined German giants Bayern Munich. Son will take on the role.
In addition, 온라인섯다 midfielder James Maddison and defender Christian Romero were named vice-captains to assist the captain.
Son wore the captain’s armband for his country after the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia, and now he’s “Captain Son” for Tottenham.
This is the second time a South Korean player has been officially named captain of an EPL team, following Park Ji-Sung, who captained Queens Park Rangers (QPR) in the 2012-13 season.
“I am honored to captain this huge club,” Son said through the club. It’s an amazing and proud moment.”
“It’s not just because he’s a popular player that he gets the captaincy,” said head coach Ange Postecoglou, “He’s shown great leadership on and off the field. He is a world-class player and is respected by everyone,” explained the new captain.
Tottenham will open the 2023-24 EPL season against Brentford at 10 p.m. ET on Sept. 13, marking Son’s first game as captain.
“It’s a new season and I’m going to give everything for this team,” said Son, 고스톱 “I’ve already emphasized to the players that they need to act like a captain on and off the field.”