Son Heung-min (31, Tottenham), who is about to score the 100th English Premier League (EPL) goal for the first time as an Asian player, won the 2022 World Sports Association’s Football Reputation Awards player category award. His team, Tottenham Hotspur, also received honors in the club category.

The Tottenham club announced on its official SNS on the afternoon of the 17th (Korean time) that it was pleased to announce that Heung-Min Son and the Tottenham club would each win the 2022 Football Reputation Award (FRA) awarded by the World Sports Association. The Football Reputation Awards are the first independent, global and prestigious awards honoring the world’s most reputable football players and teams. The World Sports Association, an independent, non-profit organization, promotes global collaboration to promote professional sports and the positive impact that athletes can have on humankind, and awards awards in three categories each year.

The Football Reputation Awards are presented to clubs, players and legends who have demonstrated an example over the past 12 months in raising awareness of the potential of sport to impact positive change in society. Son Heung-min and Tottenham were honored with awards in the player and club categories at the Football Reputation Awards. 스포츠토토

Son Heung-min, who became the first Asian player to become the first EPL scorer last season, opened another chapter in the history of Asian football by winning a meaningful award one goal ahead of the first Asian player to score 100 goals in the EPL. The Football Reputation Awards are determined by an independent vote of players, former players, coaches, referees, officials and journalists across European football. It is assessed across 10 categories and includes setting a positive example for society, promoting peace, sustainability and healthy living, and opposing discrimination, inequality and poverty.

Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy receives the club award from World Sports Federation president Thomas Di Giantonio. For the past three years in a row, Tottenham has been named the greenest player in the Premier League by the United Nations-backed Sport Positive. As a signatory to the United Nations Climate Action Framework, it was highly praised for its commitment to halving greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 and net zero by 2040.

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