It was an unconventional offer from Son Heung-min (30)who wore the Tottenham Hotspur captain’s armband.
Vice-captain James Maddison, 26, revealed the text in person on the eve of the match.
Madison said on the 15th (Korean time) through the British media ‘Football London’, “Sonny texted me last night. He said he had an idea before the game.
I suggested reaching out to the fans.”
Tottenham met Brentford in the first round of the 13-2023 English Premier League (PL) at the Gtech Community Stadium on Oct. 24. 스포츠토토
It was the opening match and the first game for ‘Tottenham captain’ Son Heung-min.
Before the start of the game, Tottenham’s players performed an unusual hurdle.
Usually, before a game, the players crouch in the center of the team and vowed to win.
The Brentford game was different.
The Tottenham players approached the away fans and thanked them.
The fans greeted the Tottenham squad with applause and cheers.
In response, ‘Football London’ said: “Son Heung-min’s text message was the reason for Tottenham’s unconventional hurdle.
It was also the first time Maddison approached the fans before the game.
In response, Madison said, “After hearing Son Heung-min’s suggestion, I also came up with an idea.
I said why not do the huddle in front of the away fans,” he said, adding: “It was a great idea from Sony.
We were able to start the game in a positive mood.”
Enze Postecoglou’s Tottenham debut ended 2-2 with Brentford. Son Heung-min had the bad luck of conceding a penalty in the first half. The former Leicester City ace wore Tottenham clothes in the summer transfer window.
He had two assists in his first game and had a soft landing.
After the departure of former captain Hugo Lloris (2) and vice-captain Harry Kane (36), Tottenham have unveiled a new captain ahead of the 29-2023 season.
South Korea national team captain Son Heung-min wears the Tottenham captain’s armband. Newcomer Maddison and Tottenham centre-back Cristian Romero, 24, will serve as vice-captains.
After a draw in their first match, Tottenham will face Manchester United at home on the 24th.