Son becomes top-scoring South Korean in European season 

The Tottenham player netted his 20th goal of the season in Thursday's Premier League game against Leicester.

Published: 19th May 2017 02:09 AM  |   Last Updated: 19th May 2017 02:09 AM   |  A+A-

In this Saturday, April 15, 2017 file photo, Tottenham Hotspur's Son Heung-min celebrates scoring during the English Premier League soccer match against Bournemouth at White Hart Lane stadium in London. | AP

By Associated Press

LEICESTER: Son Heung-min has become the highest-scoring South Korean player in a European season.

The Tottenham player netted his 20th goal of the season in Thursday's Premier League game against Leicester.

The strike allowed Son to surpass Cha Bum-kun's 19-goal haul at German club Bayer Leverkusen in the 1985-86 season.

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