Son Heung-min and Hwang Hee-chan returned home via Incheon International Airport on the 12th. Son Heung-min in a comfortable brown jumper and Hwang Hee-chan, dressed up in a black hat, raised their hands to the cheers of fans after appearing at the arrival hall with a bright expression.
The two started side by side in the match between Tottenham and Wolverhampton on the 11th. Hwang Hee-chan’s Wolverhampton won 2-1, and Hwang Hee-chan won the ‘Korean Derby’ by decision.
Son Heung-min and Hwang Hee-chan are second and sixth in the EPL scoring rankings with eight and six goals, respectively, and now they work together to win the national team.
South Korea, led by head coach Klinsmann, will convene at a hotel in Seoul on the 13th and begin warming up at Mokdong Stadium on the same day.
Klinsmann will play against Singapore at the Seoul World Cup Stadium on the 16th and China at the Universiade Sports Center in Shenzhen on the 21st for the second Asian qualifying round for the 2026 FIFA World Cup.