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Get to know the first Asian player to win the golden boot.

Son Heung-min is a South Korean professional footballer who plays as a forward for Premier League club Tottenham Hotspur and captains the South Korea national team.

Born: 8 July 1992 (age 29 years), Chuncheon-si, South Korea

Current teams: Tottenham Hotspur F.C. (#7 / Forward, Midfielder).

Son Heung-min is the first Asian player to win the Premier League's Golden Boot after ending the season with 23 goals. South Korea captain Son scored twice in Tottenham's 5-0 win at Norwich on the final day to end the season level with Mo Salah, who netted once in Liverpool's 3-1 victory over Wolves.

He has scored 21 times after 38 match days in the season 2021/2022. This makes him the number 2 scorer in the Premier League so far.

Son Heung-Min averages 30 passes per match with a pass completion rate of 87%, and has 7 assists.

Son is the second-highest goal-scorer in the league this season.

Content created and supplied by: Njoki Daniel (via Opera News )

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