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PSG’s Lee Kang-in Apologizes to Son Heung-min over Asian Cup Row; Son Asks Fans to Forgive Lee

PSG’s Lee Kang-in Apologizes to Son Heung-min over Asian Cup Row; Son Asks Fans to Forgive Lee

SEOUL, Feb. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean football player Lee Kang-in said Wednesday he has apologized to the men’s national team captain Son Heung-min in person in London over their scuffle during a recent tournament, while also thanking the veteran player for accepting his apology with open arms. Lee, the 23-year-old midfielder for Paris [...]

Table Tennis Incident Spills Over to Retail Industry, Impacting Endorsement Deals

Table Tennis Incident Spills Over to Retail Industry, Impacting Endorsement Deals

SEOUL, Feb. 20 (Korea Bizwire) – The aftermath of the so-called “Table Tennis Gate” incident, involving a physical altercation between players of the Korean national football team ahead of the Asian Cup semi-finals, is now affecting the retail sector. The controversy centers around Son Heung-min and Lee Kang-in, whose affiliations with different brands have led to [...]

Fan Fervor, Nationalistic Undertones Steal the Show as Son Heung-min Leads South Korea to 3-0 Victory Over China

Fan Fervor, Nationalistic Undertones Steal the Show as Son Heung-min Leads South Korea to 3-0 Victory Over China

SEOUL, Nov. 22 (Korea Bizwire) – The Tuesday match between South Korea and China at the Shenzhen Universiade Sports Center in Guangdong, China culminated in a decisive 3-0 victory for South Korea. The triumph was spearheaded by a stellar performance from Son Heung-min, who notched two goals and an assist. This clash marked the second Asian [...]

Samsung Shows Appreciation to Son Heung-min After Star Declines Fan’s iPhone Selfie Request

Samsung Shows Appreciation to Son Heung-min After Star Declines Fan’s iPhone Selfie Request

SEOUL, Sept. 14 (Korea Bizwire) — A video has gone viral featuring South Korean football star Son Heung-min, currently playing for the Premier League club Tottenham Hotspur, refusing to hold a fan’s iPhone for a selfie.  Son now serves as a PR ambassador for Samsung Electronics’ Galaxy brand, a rival to Apple’s tech products. Although he [...]

SNS Abuzz with Triangle Kimbap Wrappers Featuring Son Heung-min Disappearing

SNS Abuzz with Triangle Kimbap Wrappers Featuring Son Heung-min Disappearing

SEOUL, March 2 (Korea Bizwire) — Triangle kimbap (samgak kimbap) wrappers featuring Son Heung-min and his Tottenham teammates have been the talk of several online communities recently. However, some interpretations have emerged that the “presence” of Son disappearing from the wrapper is a good representation of his current situation, particularly since he has experienced the [...]

Story Behind Son Heung-min Personal Trainer’s Criticism of Nat’l Football Federation Revealed

Story Behind Son Heung-min Personal Trainer’s Criticism of Nat’l Football Federation Revealed

SEOUL, Jan. 4 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean online media outlet has shed light on the background behind why Son Heung-min’s personal trainer criticized the Korea Football Association (KFA) on his social media account during the 2022 Qatar World Cup. Apart from the KFA’s medical team, Ahn Deok-soo, personal rehabilitation coach for the Tottenham star, [...]

Samsung Presents Limited Edition Smartphone to Son Heung-min

Samsung Presents Limited Edition Smartphone to Son Heung-min

SEOUL, Dec. 14 (Korea Bizwire) — Son Heung-min, captain of the South Korean men’s national football team, was presented with a limited-edition smartphone by Samsung Electronics Co. Son, a well-known iPhone user, posted on Instagram photos of the Galaxy Z Flip 4 Maison Margiela Edition that Samsung gave him as a gift. The photo included [...]