Tottenham star Son Heung-min appeals to fans in attempt to prevent them from breaching coronavirus measures by turning up to watch him during his military service in South Korea
- Son Heung-min has urged his fans not to try and see him during military service
- The Tottenham star is set to undertake his three-week stint away from the public
- Son asked fans not to show up and wave him off when he arrives in South Korea
- The public and media in the country requested more details about Son’s service
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Tottenham‘s South Korean forward Son will undertake his three-week stint away from the public, keep the full details of it under wraps and has also asked people not to try show up and wave him off when he arrives in the hope of preventing any large gatherings and further spread of the virus.
Son is due to start his basic three-week period of mandatory service later this month at a Marine Corps unit on Jeju Island before returning to London next month.
Son Heung-min has urged fans not to breach coronavirus measures during his military service
The 27 year-old is a superstar in his homeland and confirmation of his military service has been followed by a flood of requests for details from the public and local media.
‘Due to the Covid-19 situation, we need to restrain ourselves from a large gathering,’ a statement on Son’s Facebook page said.
‘To cooperate with the government’s policy for Covid-19, Son has decided to join the training ‘not open to the public’, without giving any information in advance.
‘To prevent any more harm from Covid-19, please restrain yourself from coming on-site to see Son.’
Confirmation of Son’s three-week stint was met by a flood of requests for details by the public