Son Heung-min selected as ‘ESM Team of the Month’ for the 5th time in his career Most ever

In December, he was recognized for his ability to score 4 goals and 4 assists,
breaking the record by beating Minjae Kim and Kagawa of Japan.

Son Heung-min, a key striker for English professional soccer Premier League (EPL) Tottenham Hotspur, was named in the December Team of the Month by European Sports Media (ESM).

On the 4th (local time), Dutch media ‘Elf Bootval’ revealed the team of the month for December selected by ESM.

ESM is comprised of specialized soccer media outlets in Europe, including ‘Elf Bootval’, German media ‘Kicker’, Italian media ‘Gazzetta dello Sport’, Spanish media ‘Marca’, and Portuguese media ‘A Bola’.

Son Heung-min showed great performance during the month of December. He appeared in 7 league games, scoring 4 goals and 4 assists, for a total of 8 offensive points.

Because of his good performance in the league, Son Heung-min was named among the eight candidates for Player of the Month in December selected by the EPL Secretariat.

Son Heung-min did not stop there, but was also named to ESM’s December Team of the Month.

The December team of the month consisted of a 4-3-3, with Son Heung-min forming the top three with Harry Kane (Bayern Munich) and Mohamed Salah (Liverpool) in the second ‘3’.

According to ‘Elf Bootval‘, Son Heung-min received a total of 4 votes and was selected as this month’s team. ‘Elf Bootbal’, who reported this news, is also known to have voted for Son Heung-min.

Although he is active in England, it can be seen that his skills are being recognized in the Netherlands as well.

With this selection, Son Heung-min increased the record of being selected as the most Asian player to the ‘ESM Team of the Month’ to 5 times.

Son Heung-min, who was selected in September of the 2016-2017 season, April of the 2018-2019 season, and October and November of the 2020-2021 season, was previously tied for first place with Kim Min-jae (Munich) and Shinji Kagawa (Japan) four times. , This time, he took the lead alone.

However, unlike Kim Min-jae and Kagawa, who were selected as ‘ESM Team of the Year’ once each, Son Heung-min has not yet been named to this year’s team.

Meanwhile, in addition to the players who formed the attacking line with Son Heung-min, Rodri (Manchester City), Florian Wirtz (Leverkusen), Jude Bellingham (Real Madrid), Virgil van Dijk (Liverpool), Jonathan Ta (Leverkusen), and Fedrico Dimarco ( Inter Milan), Trente Alexander-Arnold (Liverpool), and Jan Sommer (Inter Milan) were selected as Team of the Month for December. 19가이드03

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