Son Heung Min Wins The “2020 FIFA Puskás Award” Becoming The First Ever Korean Player To Do So
It has recently been revealed that South Korean soccer player Son Heung Min is the winner of the 2020 FIFA Puskás Award!
FIFA took to their official Twitter account to relay their congratulations to the talented Tottenham Hotspur player!
💨 Get in there, Sonny! Son Heungmin's breathtaking goal against Burnley wins him the FIFA #Puskas Award 🥇
⚪️ @SpursOfficial | @theKFA 🇰🇷
🏆 #TheBest #FIFAFootballAwards pic.twitter.com/kLXsAh8Twr
— FIFA.com (@FIFAcom) December 17, 2020
The FIFA Puskás Award is given to the player who scored the most aesthetic or the “most beautiful” goal of the year. This year’s award goes to Son Heung Min after his incredible solo goal against Burnley in December of 2019.
Son Heung Min winning this year’s FIFA Puskás Award marks a moment in history as he becomes the first ever South Korean soccer player to win this prestigious award. The Tottenham Hotspur player is only the second Asian player in history to receive this award. Some notable soccer players who have received this coveted award in previous years are Cristiano Ronaldo and Neymar.
What an incredible honor. Congratulations to Son Heung Min and this monumental moment! Watch the full video of the breathtaking solo goal made by Son Heung Min down below.