South Korean striker Son Heung-min suffered a head injury in the sixth round of the Champions League Group D match against Marseille in Tottenham Hotspur today. If the injury is serious, he may not be able to represent South Korea in the World Cup .
In the 23rd minute of the first half, Sun Xingmin and Marseille’s 28-year-old defender Chanchel Mbemba collided when they were fighting for a header. Son Xingmin’s left face and head were severely injured, and he fell to the ground after being knocked down. The medical staff who interrupted the game also tested him on the field. At that time, Son Heung-min’s left face was dented where he was hit, and his left face was also partially swollen.
After it was determined that the injury could no longer play, Son Heung-min left the field with the help of medical staff and was replaced by 26-year-old midfielder Yves Bisuma.
Assistant coach Christian Stellini said after the game that Sun Xingmin is in good condition after returning to the locker room to rest, but the swelling around his left eye is too swollen to open. The team will check his injury tomorrow and confirm whether he has a concussion. .
And Son Heung-min also triggered a concussion protocol and will be ordered to rest for six days and miss the 15th round of the Premier League against Liverpool next Monday.
But what is worrying is that according to the visual inspection of Sun Xingmin’s injury, the sunken part is likely to be caused by the setback of the left orbital fracture. Such an injury will take several months to heal, and the South Korean team will lose its core in the World Cup. Player and captain. In addition, it is reported that the Korean Football Association has hurriedly summoned plastic surgery experts to try to heal Son Heung-min’s facial injuries in a short period of time.
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