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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 [...]

Son Heung-min Stars in This Year’s Christmas Seal

Son Heung-min Stars in This Year’s Christmas Seal

SEOUL, Oct. 5 (Korea Bizwire) — The Korea National Tuberculosis Association announced Tuesday the release of this year’s Christmas seal starring South Korean football star Son Heung-min. The seal shows Tottenham Hotspur forward playing in a football game. Revenue generated by Christmas seal sales will be used to help tuberculosis patients among vulnerable social groups, [...]

State Minting Agency Releases Congratulatory Medal for Son’s Golden Boot

State Minting Agency Releases Congratulatory Medal for Son’s Golden Boot

DAEJEON, Aug. 25 (Korea Bizwire) — The Korea Minting and Security Printing Corp., South Korea’s state-run minting agency, on Wednesday unveiled a specially designed medal commemorating Son Heung-min’s Premier League Golden Boot trophy. The front of the medal depicts Tottenham Hotspur’s South Korean star celebrating the moment with his teammates after scoring his 23rd goal [...]

Son Heung-min Recalls Experiencing Racism in Germany, Rejoicing at Revenge in World Cup Upset

Son Heung-min Recalls Experiencing Racism in Germany, Rejoicing at Revenge in World Cup Upset

SEOUL, July 5 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean football icon Son Heung-min has disclosed facing racism as a teenager in Germany, an experience that made the national team’s upset victory over Germany at the 2018 FIFA World Cup that much sweeter for the star. Son made the revelation during a meet-and-greet session with fans in [...]