Behind the scenes of ‘Conte Video Call’ revealed by Son Heung-min… “Please make me proud”
‘Sonsational’ Son Heung-min (Tottenham) revealed an anecdote with Tottenham manager Antonio Conte, who was absent after the match against Man City.
Son Heung-min started on the 6th (Korean time) in the 22nd round of the English Premier League (EPL) in the 2022-2023 season with Manchester City held at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London, England, and supported the 1-0 victory by walking on the ground for 84 minutes. Harry Kane’s opening goal in the 15th minute remained the winning goal. 바카라사이트
Coach Conte, the ‘Passionate Man’, was absent from the match due to cholecystitis surgery. The coaching staff gave tactical instructions and substitution decisions instead.
Conte’s body was not at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, but his soul was. In an interview with Mixed Zone after the game, Son Heung-min described coach Conte as a ‘mental support’ and said, “I had a video call with the players before the game. There was a realization in every word he said. The players showed a good performance on the pitch as he said. I hope the coach will be proud and proud.”
It is an anecdote that shows how strong the bond between the coach and the players is. Immediately after the match, manager Conte made a separate video call with Kane, who set the record for the most goals in Tottenham’s career.
Son Heung-min said, “We are playing football, but there are more important things in life than football. Coach, the health of your family is always the top priority. I hope you recover completely and come back.” Conte is said to be currently in Italy.