Is Son Heung-min going to the World Cup?

Is Son Heung-min going to the World Cup?

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Son Heung-min has allayed injury concerns and reassured fans that he will be fit enough to play in the upcoming World Cup in Qatar.

The South Korea captain was a doubt for the tournament after fracturing his left eye socket during Tottenham's dramatic late win over Marseille in the Champions League on 1 Nov.

Son had surgery to stabilise the injury last Friday and although he then missed Spurs' 2-1 defeat to Liverpool at the weekend.

He has now confirmed that he is able to represent his country at the World Cup.

South Korea's 11th appearance at the World Cup, Qualifying campaign saw them finish second in the group behind Iran.

Son Heung-min has already earned 104 caps for his country and scored 35 goals, good enough to place him fourth on the all-time list.

He needs one more goal to become the third Korean player to score at a World Cup.

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