Son Heung-min Launches Medals in His Honor

      July 06, 2021 14:36

      Footballer Son Heung-min on Monday attended the launch of medals commemorating his starry career.

      The medals come in two types -- round and rectangular -- in either pure gold or silver.

      Footballer Son Heung-min poses at the unveiling of commemorative medals minted in his honor in a mall in Seoul on Monday. /Yonhap

      The Korea Minting and Security Printing Corporation said it produced 7,700 of them in reference to Son's jersey No. 7 both in his English Premier League club Tottenham Hotspur and in the Korean national team.

      It is on sale for two weeks until July 18, and parts of the proceeds will go to funding for youth football development. 

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