Son Heung Min: Tottenham Forward Delivers Crucial Update on Playing at the 2022 World Cup After Injury

Son Heung Min: Tottenham Forward Delivers Crucial Update on Playing at the 2022 World Cup After Injury

  • Tottenham superstar Son Heung-Min has hinted he will be playing at the 2022 World Cup in Qatar
  • There were fears Sonny might not make the trip to Qatar with South Korea after he suffered an eye injury
  • The ex-Leverkusen forward is a vital squad member for the Tigers of Asia ahead of the global showpiece
  • South Korea, who are in Group H alongside Ghana and Portugal, will kick off their campaign with a clash against Uruguay

Tottenham Hotspur forward Son Heung-Min has delivered an update on his chances of playing at the 2022 World Cup in Qatar after he suffered an injury.

Son picked up a worrying injury during the first half of Tottenham's Champions League clash against Marseille at the start of November.

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Son Heung-Min celebrates after scoring during the UEFA Champions League group D match between Tottenham Hotspur and Eintracht Frankfurt at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium. Photo by Rob Newell.
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According to the Daily Mail, the South Korean fractured the orbital bone in his face after his clash with defender Chancel Mbemba and was forced off injured.

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The injury sparked concerns over whether the Spurs ace would be fit for the World Cup scheduled to kick off on Sunday, November 20.

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Son to play at the World Cup

The Premier League Golden Boot winner has now come out to clarify claims that he could miss the upcoming tournament due to the injury.

In a message posted on his official Instagram account, Son revealed that playing in the global showpiece event was a childhood dream and would be keen to make the trip to Qatar.

"Playing for your country at the World Cup is the dream of so many children growing up, just as it was one of mine too," the former Bayer Leverkusen forward posted.
"I can't wait to represent our beautiful country. See you soon. Sonny," he added.

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South Korea are in Group H of the 2022 World Cup and have been pooled alongside Uruguay, Ghana, and Portugal.

Mane injury concern

Earlier, Sports Brief had reported that fans across Africa, and Senegal in particular, will be sweating about the fitness of Sadio Mané.

The Senegalese striker, who finished second behind Karim Benzema in the Ballon d’Or rankings, is expected to be one to watch at the FIFA World Cup in Qatar.

Mané’s World Cup dream has been thrown into doubt now as the Bayern Munich star picked up an injury during the Bundesliga side’s latest fixture.

Source: Sports Brief News