November 3, 2022 (Jack87 News) – There are 18 days left before the World Cup start but the South Korean team has suffered heavy losses. Today, BK8 Tottenham officially announced that Son Heung-min will undergo facial surgery. It was also stated that the operation may prevent the Korean star from participating in the World Cup. In yesterday’s Champions League, Son Heung-min was hit hard in the face and was replaced early.

In Tottenham game against Marseille yesterday, Son Heung-min, started but had an accident while grabbing the ball and hit his head heavily on the shoulder of the opposing player. His left face was dented as a result, and it looked like he had been hit badly. Afterwards, Son Heung-min couldn’t hold on to the game and was replaced in the 28th minute. After the game, he managed to took part in the team photo in the locker room, but his left eye was so swollen that he couldn’t open it.

On Wednesday Boda8, local time, Son Heung-min underwent in-depth testing, including a concussion test. Tottenham officially notified the injury for the first time, and they announced that the Korean needed surgery: “We can confirm that Son Heung-min will undergo surgery to stabilize the fracture near his left eye. After the operation, he will be with our medical staff for rehabilitation. We will provide further updates on progress in due course.”

Tottenham officials are temporarily unable to determine how long Son Heung-min will be out of the game after the operation. British reporter Jonathan Veal said: “Son Heung-min’s cheekbone is fractured and needs surgery. His World Cup dream may be over.” If the Korean star cannot recover in time and participate in the World Cup, this is definitely bad news for his hometown team, considering he is the absolute core and spiritual pillar of the Korean team.

However, reporter Sami Mokbel believes that the recovery of Son Heung-min’s injury is still unpredictable, and there is no need to be too pessimistic for the time being. If he recovers well, Son Heung-min can play in the World Cup with a face protector. On November 21, the World Cup will officially open. Bet99 South Korea’s first game will be against Uruguay on November 24.

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