Heung-Min Son has spoken of his pride a year on from scoring the first goal at Tottenham’s new stadium.
Last April, Son broke the deadlock midway through the second half of the first ever game at Spurs’ new home, finding the bottom corner in a 2-0 Premier League win over Crystal Palace.
The South Korean made history with the first goal in N17 since the club left its original White Hart Lane home at the end of the 206/17 season.
A year after the event, he spoke to Tottenham’s official website about the moment as well as his goal against Manchester City in the next home game – which was Spurs’ first Champions League goal at the stadium.
“Sometimes I can’t even begin to think about the fact I actually scored the first goal ever at the new stadium,” Son said. “You almost don’t realise the significance of it because it is so special. And then to score the first Champions League goal as well… these memories are unbelievable. I’m so proud, so happy.”
According to the Guardian, Son will carry out his mandatory four-week military service in South Korea while football is suspended amid the ongoing coronavirus crisis.
That suggests he has fully recovered from the arm injury that ruled him out of a series of matches before the Premier League was put on pause, which means he could immediately return to action once things get started again.