The final results of the high-profile 2022 Ballon d’Or have been released, and Real Madrid striker Benzema has finally won the first Ballon d’Or of his career. In addition, South Korean star Son Heung-min, who is currently playing for Tottenham Hotspur in the Premier League, ranked 11th in the final selection list, successfully breaking a personal record, while his good partner Kane ranked 21st.
Son Heung-min, 30, played 44 games for Tottenham Hotspur in the 2021/22 season, scoring 24 goals and providing 8 assists. In the Premier League, he was crowned the Premier League Golden Boot with Liverpool star Salah with 23 goals. Son Heung-min not only became the first Asian player to win the Premier League Golden Boot, but his Premier League Golden Boot award is actually relatively high. Because Salah’s 23 goals included 5 penalty kicks, Son Heung-min had no penalty kicks. 23 goals were scored under the circumstances.
Manchester City was awarded the best club
In fact, Son Heung-min was also shortlisted for the final list of the Golden Globe Awards in 2019. He was ranked 22nd that year, which is also the highest ranking of Asian players in this selection. And this year, Son Heung-min set a new personal record again, which also makes the field of Asian football feel very proud.
According to this year’s final selection list, the players in front of Son Heung-min also include Mane, De Bruyne, Lewandowski, Salah, Mbappe, Courtois, Vinicius , Modric and Haaland.
On the other hand, the defending Premier League champions Manchester City won the best club, Klopp’s Liverpool ranked second, and Champions League champions Real Madrid ranked third.