- Son Heung-min has arrived Seoul to complete his mandatory four-week national service
- The 27-year-old is taking advantage of the lockdown to serve his nation
- All adults must complete a 21-month service before they clock 28 in South Korea
Son Heung-min is on the verge of completing the mandatory four-week national service in South Korea in his bid to take advantage of the coronavirus lockdown, SunSport reports.
The English Premier League has been suspended indefinitely as more than 2,352 have been killed in the UK while close to 30,000 are currently infected.
Son was privileged to be free from exercising the 21-month service when he helped his country to win gold at the Asian Games in 2018.
It was gathered that before an individual clocks 28, he or she must complete the 21 months of national service under the South Korean law, unless the individual earn an exemption.
The Totteham star’s effort at the 2018 Asian games earned him an exemption, but he is still expected to complete a four-week military service to his nation.
As a result of the complete lockdown, the player has headed home to complete his national assignment.
SunSport confirms that Son has headed home to play his part in nation building.
However, on arriving the country’s capital Seoul, the Tottenham star and his parents were ordered into a compulsory 14 days quarantine.
The player had earlier been quarantined for 14 days in the UK due to the coronavirus crisis upon his return to the UK after a surgery in February.
After completing the quarantine in Seoul, he is expected to begin the four weeks of service and hope that he would complete it before the season restarts.
Former Tottenham star Clive Allen has confirmed he has contracted the deadly coronavirus currently ravaging the world.
The infection which attacks the human respiratory system has forced most part of the globe to embark on a compulsory holiday.
Allen revealed he has been on self-isolation for over two weeks after testing positive to the virus. According to SunSport, Allen who scored 49 goals in just one season across competitions while playing for the north London club Spurs made the confession.
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The 34-year-old joined the Italian League giants in July 2019 on a free transfer after his contract with the Spanish club expired at the end of last season.
According to SunSport, Mourinho made attempts to sign Godin while at United but failed to reach an agreement with the player.
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