Son Heung-min donates £100k to wildfire victims in South Korea

Son Heung-min donates £100k to wildfire victims in South Korea

- Son Heung-min has donated about £100k to the victims of South Korea's wildfire

- The Goseong county was attacked by terribly fire which left two people dead, and several properties destroyed

Tottenham Hotspur attacker Son Heung-min has donated a sum of £100,000 to the victims of wildfires in South Korea.

Thousands of people were said to have been evacuated from the affected areas after a huge fire, believed to have started by a spark from a transformer near Goseong County.

At the end of the unfortunate incident, about 135 homes were destroyed, while two lives were lost due to after high winds slept the flames across the area.

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Son however said that he believes the gesture was nothing compared to the pain his countrymen and women in the affected region are facing.

"It's nothing compared to what the victims have sacrificed,” he said, as quoted by Goal.

Although I'm living abroad, I know what's happening in my home country. I think it's something I should do when there's a big disaster in my home country.

I believe money does not matter. The most important thing is a mind to do something for the victims."

According to SunSport, this is not the first time the forward has gotten involved in this form of charity work.

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He was said to have donated about £70,000 to the South Korean armies after his his success in the Asian Games earlier this year.

Meanwhile, Spurs fans want him to be named Premier League Player of the Year after registering 12 goals and six assists in 27 appearances.

Legit.ng earlier reported that Son Heung-min scored the only goal that lifted Tottenham over Manchester City in the first leg of their Champions League quarterfinal clash.

Spurs travel to the Etihad Stadium for the second leg of their last eight match this Wednesday ahead in a bid to reach the semifinals.

Both teams won their Premier League matches over the weekend - a boost for them heading into the fixture.

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