Son Heung-min (31, Tottenham) vomited the spirit of winning the ‘Asian Ballon d’Or’ for 6 consecutive years.
China’s Titan Zhou Bao (English name Titan Sports) announced on the 6th that Son Heung-min was selected as the winner of the ‘2022 Asian Golden Globe Awards’. Son Heung-min received this award for the 6th consecutive year since 2017 and the 8th time in his career. Earlier, Son Heung-min also won the award in 2014 and 2015.
This award is called ‘Asian Ballon d’Or’. It was enacted in 2013 by Titan Zhou Bao, inspired by the Ballon d’Or awarded by the French media, France Football. It is awarded to players who are active in countries or teams belonging to the Asian Football Confederation (AFC).
In 2013, when Son Heung-min did not receive the award, Keisuke Honda and Shinji Okazaki (Japan) received it in 2016. Heung-Min Son holds the record for the most awards ever. 스포츠토토
He was also named the best player this year as he received the most 256 points (26.7%). This is the result of being recognized for his performance as the first Asian player to win the top scorer in the English professional football Premier League last season. Mehdi Taremi (Porto) of the Iran national team ranked second with 120 points (12.5%), and Salem Al Dosari (Riyadh) of Saudi Arabia ranked third with 112 points (11.7%).
‘Monster defender’ Kim Min-jae (Napoli) took 4th place with 99 points.