Son Heung-min Scores 100th European Goal

  • By Lee Eun-jung

    December 06, 2018 11:13

    Son Heung-min of Tottenham Hotspur scored the 100th goal of his European career on Wednesday.

    Playing at Spurs' temporary home, Wembley Stadium in London, against Southampton, he added to Spurs' 2-0 lead with a goal in the 55 minute. Tottenham won the game 3-1.

    Son Heung-min of Tottenham Hotspur celebrates after scoring a goal in a home match against Southampton at Wembley Stadium in London on Wednesday. /AP-Yonhap

    With Wednesday's goal he became the second Korean footballer to score 100 goals in the European leagues following Cha Bum-kun, who scored 121 goals when he played in the German Bundesliga from 1978 to 1989.

    Son made his European debut for Hamburger SV in the Bundesliga in 2010 and scored 20 goals with the team.

    In 2013 he moved to Bayer Leverkusen, where he scored 29 goals in two seasons, before joining Tottenham in 2015, where he has scored 51 goals.

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