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Tottenham ace Heung-min Son: I was Man Utd mad

Tottenham ace Heung-min Son admits he grew up a big Manchester United fan.

Son says he was a United fan as a kid thanks to South Korean icon Park Ji-sung.

Park, now 40, played more than 200 games for the Red Devils between 2005 and 2012 to help Sir Alex Ferguson's side achieve considerable success.

Asked by Pro:Direct who he supported as a youngster, Son, 29, revealed: "Manchester United because obviously Ji-sung was playing.

"He's a national hero. In Korea also they would say he has two hearts. He's a national hero for me. He's a good friend of mine.

"He offered to the players from South Korea [the way to play], he gave us hope and the opportunity.

"It's not easy, you know, he was the first one that played in the Premier League. So I was supporting United, but I can't now!"


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