Heung-min Son on how he kept playing with a fractured arm against Aston Villa

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Tottenham Hotspur forward, Heung-min Son, has been out injured since February with a fractured arm that he sustained in a Premier League match against Aston Villa.

The South Korean picked up the knock on his arm in the early minutes of the match, but managed to play for the entirety of the game.

Not only that, but Son scored two goals on the day, including a winner at the death to see Tottenham snatch all three points.

Unfortunately, the Spurs forward then had to undergo surgery in South Korea to correct the injury, meaning he has not been seen on the pitch since.

However, if it was up to Son, he would have likely carried on playing through the pain as he has now revealed that he wanted to face Leipzig in the Champions League.

Unfortunately, the X-ray did not reveal good news, but Son should be commended for playing through the pain to score a brace on the day.

Asked how he achieved such a feat, he said (Tottenham website): “I still remember the game, and this was my first action after maybe 20, 30 seconds.

“I kept playing, I don’t know how. I could feel it in the game, yes, but it was so important, I didn’t want to say I couldn’t play because of my arm and tried to keep going to help the team.

“I wanted to play the in the Leipzig game (19 February), I wanted to play against Chelsea (22 February) as well, but I went to hospital, had an X-ray and couldn’t believe it when I saw the pictures. It was very sad news.”

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