Lee Kang-in apologizes in London, says he “shouldn’t have done it” Son Heung-min embraces

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South Korea’s national football team midfielder Lee Kang-in (Paris Saint-Germain) traveled to London, England, to apologize to Son Heung-min (Tottenham) in person.In response to the apology, Son Heung-min, the national team captain, also spoke out publicly, asking for Lee’s forgiveness.Lee posted an apology on his social media (SNS) on the 21st and bowed his head to Son, his national teammates, and soccer fans.The apology comes just a week after the incident came to light, 14 days after he physically clashed with Son Heung-min ahead of the semifinals of the 2023 Asian Cup in Qatar against Jordan.Lee began his apology by saying, “My short thinking and rash behavior during the last Asian Cup caused great disappointment to Heung-min, the entire team, and all the football fans.””I thought it was important for Heung-min to visit him in person and apologize from the bottom of my heart, and through our long conversation, I understood the weight of being the captain of the team and reflected on myself. I would like to thank Heung-min for welcoming me to London and responding to my request,” he wrote, adding, “I think the whole problem started when I knew in my head how much Heung-min wanted this tournament to be for him, but I didn’t fully appreciate it in my heart and actions.” “In particular, I didn’t listen to the advice Heung-min gave me as captain and teammate for unity, but only voiced my own opinion,” he said.

During a meal the day before the semifinal against Jordan, Lee played table tennis separately from some of the other players. Son Heung-min tried to stop him, but he wouldn’t listen, and the two clashed. When Son Heung-min grabbed him by the throat, Lee threw a punch.”I did something I shouldn’t have done that day at the dinner table. Even looking back on it now, I shouldn’t have done it. I deeply regret these things,” he said, admitting his mistakes.”I deeply regret that I lacked consideration and respect for my seniors and colleagues,” said Lee, who also apologized to other seniors and colleagues one by one. “I promised to have a more proper attitude and courtesy when dealing with seniors and colleagues,” he said.He also bowed his head to the fans, saying, “I apologize once again for deviating from the exemplary behavior and character that I should have had as a representative of the Republic of Korea and disappointing the soccer fans.”Shortly after the apology was released, Son Heung-min also posted a statement on his social media, saying, “He’s having a very difficult time since the incident. Please forgive him with a generous heart just once.”

Along with the statement, Son Heung-min posted a photo of him and Lee Kang-in standing side by side and smiling”When I was younger, I also made a lot of mistakes and showed bad behavior, and I think I could be where I am today because of the advice and teachings of good seniors,” Son Heung-min wrote.”He sincerely reflected and apologized to me and all the players on the national team,” he added.Son Heung-min reflected on his clash with Lee Kang-in while he was trying to establish the team atmosphere, saying, “I don’t think my behavior was good either. It’s a behavior that can be criticized enough.”However, he also pointed out that “it’s the nature of a captain to do unpleasant things for the team.”Son Heung-min also apologized for the controversy caused by the “Ping Pong Gate” incident.He said, “I sincerely apologize for causing such a ruckus even though I am loved for my soccer. I sincerely apologize for causing such a disturbing issue when 카지노사이트 soccer is loved so much,” he said.

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