Tottenham Hotspur’s new captain Son Heung-min greeted the fans during the opening match and showed them his new look as captain.

with Brandford in the opening round of the 24/2 Premier League season at the Gtech Community Stadium in Brentford

England on the 2th.

In their first game under Ange Postecoglou

Tottenham opened the scoring 11 minutes into the first half when Cristian Romero was substituted due to a head injury.

After that

they were dragged down in the 27th and 36th minutes of the first half after consecutive goals by Brian Mbeumo and Yoan Wissa. 토토


just before the end of the first half, Emerson Royal’s golden equaliser struck.

Both teams battled it out in the second half and couldn’t decide the game.

Son Heung-min started the match and played 75 minutes before being replaced by Ivan Perisic.

He created several chances and helped his team’s attack

but failed to register an attacking point.

It was Son Heung-min’s first game wearing the Tottenham captain’s armband. Son Heung-min

who was making his first appearance as Tottenham’s official captain, called his players in front of the Tottenham away fans before kick-off and made them applaud.


everyone gathered in a circle in front of the away fans and shouted “Fight for the day’s game”.

The away fans cheered even more enthusiastically for the Tottenham squad that came forward.

Son Heung-min spoke to English media Football London after the game about approaching the away fans before the game


“It was the first game of the season and it’s what we usually do in the middle of the pitch.

I think one of the most important parts of this season is the fans.”

“In order to show this kind of spirit and be with them

I suggested to the squad that they go in front of the fans.

I thought the players were good and they accepted it

so I was able to do that.

It wasn’t my will

it’s something that the squad can agree on.”


Son Heung-min said

Our fans also know our hearts and always support us when we are doing well even when we are going through difficult times.

I want the fans to be the biggest support for us in difficult times.”

Ahead of the start of the new season

there have been changes in the Tottenham captaincy.

In the meantime

all the players who wore the captain’s armband at Tottenham left the club

leaving a vacancy in the captain’s position.

Veteran goalkeeper Hugo Lloris

who has played for Tottenham since 2012

is about to part ways with the club due to a possible transfer.

Harry Kane

considered Tottenham’s all-time great

also recently moved to German Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich.

With both Lloris and Kane relinquishing the captain’s armband

Tottenham need to appoint a new captain.

The new captain decided by Tottenham bosses

including manager Enzi Postecoglou, was none other than Son Heung-min.

Tottenham officially announced on the club’s website on the 13th that “Son Heung-min has been appointed captain of the club.


the global sports media

“The Athletic”

reported that he had failed to become the new captain

and the Tottenham club immediately acknowledged this.

Tottenham said:

“Son Heung-min came from Bayer Leverkusen in Germany for the 2014/15 season.

He inherited the captain’s armband from Hugo Lloris

who was appointed captain from the 2015/16 season.

James Maddison and Cristian Romero have been appointed vice-captains.” Lloris’ seven-year captaincy is now in the hands of South Korean striker Son Heung-min.

Commenting on his appointment as captain, Son said:

“It’s a great honour to be the captain of this huge club. It’s a big surprise and a very proud moment.

I’ve already told the players that everyone should feel like captains

both on and off the pitch.”

He added: “It’s a new season, a new beginning.

I will give everything for this jersey and the armband,

he said

adding that he will give his heart and soul to Tottenham as a ‘captain’.

Postecoglou praised Son Heung-min’s leadership and described his captaincy as ideal.

“Son Heung-min has great leadership qualities on and off the pitch and was the ideal choice to become our new captain

” he said.

Postecoglou also spoke about Son Heung-min’s influence and skills, saying:

“Everyone knows that Son is world class.

He has tremendous respect from everyone in the locker room.

“It’s not just because he’s popular

it’s because of what he’s accomplished here and in the games as captain of the South Korean national team

he said

explaining that Son Heung-min is the perfect captain in terms of skill


leadership and experience.

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