Son Heung-min (Tottenham Hotspur), who peaked last season by becoming the top scorer in the English Premier League, has been selected as Asia’s best soccer player for six consecutive years.
On the 6th, the Chinese sports media ‘Titan Zhou Bao (Titan Sports)’ announced that “Korea’s Son Heung-min was selected as the winner of the 2022 Asian Golden Globe Awards.”
This award has been awarded since 2013 to players who are active in countries or teams belonging to the Asian Football Confederation (AFC), following the Ballon d’Or award awarded to the best player of the year by the French media France Football by Titan Zhoubao.
Son Heung-min has won this award for the 6th consecutive year since 2017 and for the 8th time in his career. Earlier, Son Heung-min also won awards in 2014 and 2015.
Son Heung-min, who broke the record for the most awards ever, received 256 points this year and was honored with a high support of 26.7%. It is analyzed that the fact that he became the top scorer in the Premier League in the 2021-2022 season was the biggest factor. 토토사이트
Following Son Heung-min, Mehdi Taremi (Porto) of the Iran national team scored 120 points (12.5%), and Salem Al Dosari (Riyadh) of Saudi Arabia ranked third with 112 points (11.7%).
Among Korean players, defender Kim Min-jae (Napoli), who was included in the nomination along with Son Heung-min, received 99 points and placed 4th.