Correspondent Lee Sang-hak = Gangwon-do Chuncheon City is reviewing a plan to hold the ‘Son Heung-min International Youth Friendship Football Tournament’ in June, named after the world-famous football star Son Heung-min, who plays for Tottenham in the English Professional Football Premier League (EPL). and went out

On the 2nd, we are coordinating the 토토사이트 schedule with Son Soccer Academy, which runs Son Heung-min Sports Park in Dong-myeon, Chuncheon-si, to hold the tournament this year as well as last year.

The city of Chuncheon plans to decide the timing of the event according to the schedule in which Son Heung-min will participate in the opening ceremony.

If Sohn attends a football tournament held in his name, it will be the first time he has officially met the citizens of his hometown since becoming the top scorer in the 2021-2022 English Premier League.

In the tournament held last year, due to the game schedule, a congratulatory video was sent instead.

Previously, on the 5th of last month, with the implementation of the hometown love donation system, Sohn made a donation of 5 million won, the highest annual donation limit, to Chuncheon City, conveying his extraordinary love for his hometown.

This year’s competition is expected to increase in size as 9 teams from Europe and elsewhere are expected to participate, up from 6 teams from Asia under the age of 12 last year.

An official from Chuncheon City said, “We are discussing ways to open the tournament in line with Son’s schedule as much as possible with Son’s father, Son Soccer Academy coach Son Woong-jeong,” and “When Son returns to his hometown, the opening ceremony of the tournament will be held at City Hall Plaza or Songam Sports Town. “We are considering coming up with a plan to work with many citizens,” he said.

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