Qatar 2022: Why did Heung-Min Son take the field wearing a mask?  |  photogallery

Son Heung-Min… the South Korean superhero?

This Thursday, for the meeting between the South Korea national team and Uruguaythe South Korean captain, Heung Min Sonwent out onto the field wearing a black protection mask after undergoing an eye socket operation.

The surgical intervention was a successwhich allowed the Tottenham striker to join his team for the sports fair of Qatar 2022.

The participation of the 30-year-old South Korean star was essential for this world Cupso his recovery was key for him to join the World Cup.

in support of Aremembers of the South Korean fans attended the debut of their Selection wearing a black mask.

While Fifa called him the “Korean Fox”.

At the beginning of November, days before the start of Qatar 2022, Heung Min Son received a strong blow to the face when playing an aerial ball against the French Chancel Mbemba.

The severe injury forced Son to retire in the first half of Spurs’ 2-1 victory over Marseille in the UEFA champions league earlier this month.

The player was treated and days before the World Cup the head coach paulo bento confirmed that Son was able to attend to the Cup in Qatar.

He explained that the star striker would wear a carbon mask and downplayed concerns that it would hamper his performance.

Another who appeared on the field with a mask was the Iranian goalkeeper Alireza Beiranvand.

This Thursday, the player returned to training for his team, after brutal clash with his defender Majid Hosseini in the match against England.

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The result of the crash was a facial injury.

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