Son Heung-min is 805, Klinsmann is 617, Bale is 726… Tottenham introduces ‘legacy number’ on uniform 

Posted on 27 October 2023 by

Son Heung-min (31, Tottenham) was introduced as a club legend and was given the legacy number 805.

Tottenham Hotspur said on the club’s official website on the 26th (Korean time), “Tottenham has launched a new project to honor the contributions of all players who have played in first-team matches. Through extensive research by club historians, there are currently 879 players.” “A legacy uniform number has been assigned,” the official announcement said.

According to the club’s explanation, the legacy number is a type of ‘unique number’ provided to all players who have played in the FA Cup match held in October 1894 to the present. “This number tells us about their place in Tottenham’s history,” the club explained.

The club then announced, “In the game against Crystal Palace, all players will wear uniforms with legacy numbers engraved below the collar.”

The club assigned legacy numbers in order of spelling the names of the players who started in the first game 129 years ago. From then on, they were ranked in order of his debut. If they debuted as starters in the same game, they were given numbers according to the spelling order of their names; if they came on as substitutes at different times in the same game, they were given numbers in the order of time they entered; if they were substitutes at the same time, they were given numbers in the order in which they entered the stadium.

While the ranks were divided from No. 1 Stanley Briggs to No. 879 Alejo Bellis, Son Heung-min was given number 805. 

Tottenham released introductory comments about specific people who are club legends, and Son Heung-min was also present here.토스카지노 주소

Regarding Son Heung-min, the club said, “His status as a world soccer star continues to rise, and he has become a Tottenham legend.” Asia’s best ‘football export’ Son Heung-min has captivated the soccer world while playing in North London, and he wears the captain’s armband for Tottenham. “We are writing more chapters in history,” he said.

Midfielder Dele Alli, who has been with Son Heung-min for a long time, is number 804, ‘partner’ Harry Kane is number 767, and Gareth Bale, another legend of the club, is number 726. 

Luka Modric, who moved to Real Madrid and became one of the world’s best midfielders, was given number 736, South Korea national team coach Jurgen Klinsmann was given number 617, and Korean soccer legend Lee Young-pyo was given number 709.



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