On the 9th, Son Heung-min was also selected as the best 11 players in the first half of this season’s Premier League by EPL legend Alan Shearer.

He was placed at the left side of the 4-2-4 formation. Shearer highly appreciated the idea, saying, “Son has a special talent. If he catches the ball in front of the goal, I’m sure he will score the goal.” Along with Son, Salah, Ole Watkins (Astonvillea), and Jarrod Bowen (West Ham) made up the squad. 경마

The score of 90 that specializes in sports was also selected as an All-Star in the English Premier League on Tuesday, and Son Heung-min joined the team. The team selected 11 Premier League players for each position and formed the team. The formation was 4-3-3. Son Heung-min played as a striker on the left side and formed a three-top with Holan and Salah. Following Son Heung-min, Holan and Salah’s three-top, Martin Odegaard (Arnall), Rodri and Kevin De Bruyne (Man City) entered the midfield. The four-back players were Andy Robertson (Liverpool), Hoobeng Diaz (Man City), Virgil van Dijk (Liverpool), and Kyle Walker (Man City) from the left. Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson Becker was selected.

The Guardian of the U.K. also announced a total of 100 players last month, ranging from No. 1 to No. 100, the best performing players in 2023. Among them were two Korean players. Striker Son Heung-min ranked 24th and Kim Min-jae ranked 37th.

Son Heung-min was also ranked higher than Luca Modric (25th) who hails from the Ballon d’Or, John Stones (26th) who led the European treble, and Cristiano Ronaldo (27th). He was also ranked the highest among Tottenham players. “New partner” James Maddison was ranked 77th and center back Christian Romero was ranked 88th.

Kim Min-jae also proved his worth by ranking 37th. When it comes to center-back positions, he was ranked third. He was ranked second only to Manchester City duo Juvenile Diaz (21st) and John Stones (26th). Kim is even ahead of Virgil van Dijk (44th) who is considered the best center-back. Harry Kane (4th) and Jamal Mussiala (20th) were the only Munich players who ranked higher than Kim. Victor Osimhen (9th) and Hvicha Kbaratzhelia (12th), who both played for Napoli (Italy) last season, were also included.

Son Heung-min and Kim Min-jae will participate in the Qatar Asian Cup, which will be held from July 12, at the invitation of coach Jurgen Klinsmann. Korea is one of the strongest teams in Asia, but it has never won the Asian Cup. It was the last championship to win the title in 1956 and 1960. Through this event, the Korean team will seek its first championship in 64 years.

Korea, ranked 23rd in the FIFA rankings, will compete with Bahrain (86th), Jordan (87th), and Malaysia (130th) in Group E. It will play the first group match against Bahrain on May 15, followed by Jordan on May 20 and Malaysia on May 25. This year’s event will feature 24 countries, which will be divided into six groups for group matches. After that, 12 teams ranking first and second in each group will advance to the round of 16. For the remaining four spots, the top four teams with good performances from among the third place teams in each group will join the round of 16.

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