Captain Son Heung-min reveals his physical condition…”I was very sick all season”

After recently undergoing hernia surgery, South Korea’s national soccer team captain Son Heung-min spoke about his current condition. He also mentioned that he had been in pain for almost a year, so it seems that his achievements last season were due to his mental strength.

From the first day of the A-match call-up in June, Son Heung-min led the juniors with a bright expression.

However, last month, it was revealed that he underwent hernia surgery after finishing the season.

Son Heung-min / Korea National Football Team Captain
“I thought a lot about whether I should announce this, but in fact, I suffered a lot throughout the season, so after eight or nine months of enduring it, it didn’t work, so in the end, I had surgery…”

It wasn’t a short-lived affliction: the more he played, the worse the pain became, and the more he struggled.

Son Heung-min
“When I make a pass or a turn, it all comes from my core, and because it hurts, I can only do 60% of the 100% I can do.”

He could have focused on his recovery instead of the June A-match call-up, but the captain’s mind was filled with the responsibility of leading Klinsmann’s team to its first win.

Son Heung-min.
“If we don’t get a win this time, it will be pushed back to September, so I think I have a big desire to get the first win with the coach and the team together.”

Coach Klinsmann had been vocal about winning next year’s Asian Cup since his appointment. Son Heung-min also dreams of winning his country’s first Asian Cup in 63 years.먹튀검증

Son Heung-min.
“I think my biggest goal right now is to bring the trophy back to Korea, which we haven’t had for a long time.”

As the quest for the Asian Cup title begins in earnest, TV Chosun will be covering all of the action as it unfolds.

I’m Lee Idasom from TV Chosun.

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