Korea Republic star Son Heung-min breaks astonishing UCL record in Tottenham win

Tottenham Hotspur had Son Heung-min to thank for scoring two crucial goals that helped take the Lilywhites to the semifinals of the UEFA Champions League (UCL).Β 

An incredible 4-4 aggregate win meant Spurs beat Manchester City on away goals and qualified for the last four against all odds. And one man was at his very best.

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Two goals in the first ten minutes from Son Heung-min meant Spurs commanded the tie momentarily, and in scoring those goals, the Korea Republic star set a new UCL record.

Son now has 12 goals in the competition to his name, which means he has now become the highest scoring Asian in UCL history.

The record was originally held by Maxim Shatskikh of Uzbekistan but Son has now overtaken him to become Asia’s best in the competition.

Another phenomenal season for Son has seen him become one of the hottest commodities in European football, and Spurs could face a challenge in ensuring he pledges his future to the North London club.