Captain Son Heung-min prioritizes team over hat trick “I’m glad we won together”
English Premier League (EPL) Tottenham Hotspur captain Son Heung-min, 31, credited his team for his hat-trick.
Son scored his first goal of the season in the 16th minute, followed by goals in the 18th and 21st minutes of the second half to complete his hat-trick in Tottenham’s 2023-24 EPL Round 4 match against Burnley at Turf Moor in Lancashire, England, 한국야동 on Tuesday.
Tottenham cruised to a 5-2 victory over Burnley, led by Son’s three goals, to extend their winning streak to three games.
Named captain at the start of the season, Son’s first goal in the armband was followed by a hat-trick, and he has made a significant contribution to the team as a leader.
Heung-min, who had been playing as a flanking midfielder, focusing on key passes and linking up, was transformed into a frontline striker, 성인웹툰 fulfilling his new role as the team’s go-to finisher.
“I want to applaud the whole team,” Son said after the game, “we had a tough start (conceding the first goal), but we quickly organized ourselves as a team and got the three points.
“I scored a hat-trick, but that’s not the point,” he said, “it’s more important that we came together as a team. The three goals I scored were all thanks to the cooperation of my teammates,” he said, emphasizing that it was a team effort, not an individual one.
Meanwhile, head coach Enze Postecoglou praised Son Heung-min for his hat-trick.
“He’s a real leader who you can see on the training ground (with his performance),” Postecoglou said, “He has the qualities to seize the opportunity when it comes. His performance makes me very happy,” 19가이드03 he said.