In Good Conscience

Son Heung-min is Asia's best player and it's hardly by luck

As the year turns, imagine being the hottest property among all 4.56 billion Asians.

Imagine yourself in the English Premier League, where two-thirds of all players are foreign, but you are outrunning and outscoring every other player.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on December 29, 2018, with the headline 'Hardly by luck, Son is best Asian player'. Print Edition | Subscribe