In Good Conscience

Son Heung-min's goals pave the path for personal reprieve

The two goals Son Heung-min scored in Belgrade on Wednesday came as a blessed relief to his fans around the world.

Son had looked such a broken man four days earlier following which internet trolls and sensationalist critics accused him of deliberately wrecking the season and jeopardising the career of Everton's Andre Gomes.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on November 09, 2019, with the headline 'Son's goals pave the path for personal reprieve'. Print Edition | Subscribe