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Top most famous players of Asian football (Part 2)

2. Ahn Jung-hwan

DAEGU, REPUBLIC OF KOREA: South Korean midfielder Ahn Jung-hwan celebrates his game tieing goal against the USA in their Group D match at the 2002 FIFA World Cup Korea/Japan in Daegu, 10 June 2002. The two teams finished in a 1-1 draw. AFP PHOTO/Pornchai KITTIWONGSAKUL (Photo credit should read PORNCHAI KITTIWONGSAKUL/AFP/Getty Images)

Is a former Korean soccer player and television personality. A legend of Korean football, he drew world attention by scoring a golden goal for Korea against Italy in the second round of the 2002 World Cup, and he was sacked from Italian club Perugia together. due to not meeting expectations.

Ahn also played for clubs in Japan, France, Germany and China, and was selected for Korea in two more World Cups, in 2006 and 2010. After retiring as a soccer player, he became a television presenter (JTBC’s Please Take Care of My) and a football commentator.

Anh married former Miss Korea Lee Hye-won in 2001 and received this nickname by kissing his wedding ring after every goal he scored.

Unlike football, Ahn is noted for her model-like appearance and has appeared in many make-up commercials. Korean media often show a similar facial appearance between the soccer player and actor Cha In-pyo. He said that as a pure compliment.

3. Heung Min Son

He is the most famous Korean football player today. As a Korean professional football player, who plays as a winger or a striker for Premier League club Tottenham Hotspur and captain of the Korean national team.

Son completed his development at Hamburger SV, where he made his Bundesliga debut in Germany in 2010. In 2013, he moved to Bayer Leverkusen for a record 10 million euros and played for the club in the UEFA Europa League and UEFA Champions League. Two years later, he signed for Tottenham for £ 22 million, becoming the most expensive Asian player in history, during his time at Tottenham he became Asia’s top scorer in Premier history. League.

Since 2010, Son has represented Korea at the 2014 and 2018 World Cups and is South Korea’s highest scorer at the World Cup. He also represented Korea at the 2018 Asian Games, where the team won the gold medal as well as the 2011 and 2015 editions of the AFC Asian Cup, ending the 2015 season as he received the award “best young player of the Premier League”.