Son Heung-min Breaks EPL Scoring Record for Asian Player

      April 06, 2017 11:08

      Son Heung-min of Tottenham Hotspur scored his ninth goal of the season in the English Premier League on Wednesday.

      Son scored a goal in extra time, leading Hotspur's to a 3-1 win against Swansea City. With the tie-breaking goal in the 1-1 deadlock situation, Son broke the record for most goals scored by an Asian player in a single EPL season.

      Tottenham Hotspur's Son Heung-min celebrates after scoring a goal against Swansea City in the Welsh city on Wednesday. /Yonhap

      Son's compatriot Ki Sung-yueng of Swansea City, who came on in the 71st minute, was the previous record holder with eight goals during the 2014-15 season.

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