The airport was packed with fans eager to see Son Heung-min (31, Tottenham) return home.
‘Captain Klinsmann’ Son Heung-min returned home through Incheon International Airport Terminal 2 at around 4:30 p.m. on Aug. 8 to prepare for two October A matches.
The Korea National Football Team, led by Jürgen Klinsmann, will play Tunisia on October 13 at the Seoul World Cup Stadium. The team will then move to Suwon World Cup Stadium to face Vietnam in the second leg on Nov. 17.
The roster was announced on Oct. 2, and Son Heung-min’s name was once again included.
With the exception of a few overseas players, the players on the list will gather at the Paju National Training Center at 2 p.m. on Sept. 9.
Son boarded a flight to South Korea immediately after the Tottenham game, which ended at 10:30 p.m. ET on July 7 against Luton Town in the 2023-2024 English Premier League (EPL).
Tottenham were reduced to a man down when Yves Bissouma was sent off for a straight red card just before the end of the first half at Luton, but Micky van der Penn’s goal seven minutes into the second half sealed the win. 1-0 win. Son Heung-min started up front and played the full 76 minutes. According to soccer stats outlet Footmob, he had three shots, two chances created, and two fouls.
Two hours before Son arrived at the airport, fans began gathering at the arrival gate for his flight from London to Incheon, and within an hour, there was already a line on both sides of the gate.
Many fans had pens in hand, hoping to get Son’s autograph. One little fan was holding a small ball. Another fan brought flowers as a gift. There were also various other paper bags with gifts inside. While waiting for Son Heung-min to come out, fans were talking to each other, saying, “I want to deliver the gifts.”
When he arrived, the airport was filled with cheers. Fans who had written letters were eagerly shouting, “Please accept the letters!” Fans who wanted autographs also shouted his name. After receiving their heartfelt gifts, Son Heung-min greeted them with both hands and went to his car.바카라
After traveling a short distance, Heung-min got into his white vehicle, but he got out to greet the many fans again. The handshake was a bonus, as he bowed his head in greeting before getting back in the car.