Up one place from last year’s 7th place, teammate Kane placed 5th in the striker category.
Son Heung-min (29, Tottenham), who plays in the English Premier League, ranked 6th in the global forward rankings selected by EPSN, a US sports media.
Heung-Min Son placed 6th in the forward division.
ESPN said, “Heung-min Son’s athleticism is excellent and his ability to play defense and create space of his fellow players is at a level that is hard to compare.
He added, “The Korean national team is almost at the level of ‘one-man attack’ (Son Heung-min’s),” he added.
Heung-Min Son’s outstanding performance this year was selected as the winning goal against Manchester City in August.
Heung-Min Son ranked 5th in the winger division in 2019 and 7th in the forward division in 2020, and this year, he rose one step to 6th in the forward division.
World-class players such as Lionel Messi (Paris Saint-Germain), Cristiano Ronaldo (Manchester United), Kylian Mbappe (Paris Saint-Germain), Mohammed Salah (Liverpool), Neymar (Paris Saint-Germain), etc. was seated
In the striker category, Robert Lewandowski (Bayern Munich) took first place and Elling Halan (Dortmund) took second place.
The third and fifth places are Karim Benzema (Real Madrid), Romelu Lukaku (Chelsea) and Harry Kane (Tottenham).
Sadio Mane (Liverpool) took first place in the winger division, and Kevin De Bruyne (Manchester City) took first place in attacking midfield, respectively. N’Golo Kante (Chelsea) as central midfielder and Andy Robertson (Liverpool) as left back This climbed to number one.
In addition, Hubin Dias (Manchester City) was selected as the center back, Ashraf Hakimi (Paris Saint-Germain) was selected as the best player in the position for the right back, and Jan Oblak (Atlético Madrid) was awarded the honor as the goalkeeper.
Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel was ranked first, followed by Pep Guardiola (Manchester City), Roberto Mancini (Italy national team), Jurgen Klopp (Liverpool) and Antonio Conte (Tottenham).
If you look at the distribution of 100 people in the ‘Top 10’ in 10 categories including 9 player positions and 10 managers, Chelsea and Manchester City had the most with 12 each, followed by Paris Saint-Germain with 9 people.
By league, 41 players in the English Premier League, 21 in Spanish La Liga, and 14 in Italian Serie A.
The German Bundesliga and French Ligue 1 each have 10 players each.
In addition, the players who made it to the ‘Top 100’ were from 28 countries and 26 clubs.