Son Heung-min (Tottenham Hotspur) ranked 26th in the world’s best men’s soccer player rankings in 2022 selected by the British daily Guardian.
On the 26th (local time), the Guardian announced its own 2022 world ranking of men’s soccer players.
Among the 100 players selected by this media, the rankings from 11th to 100th were released on this day. Ranks 1-10 have not been revealed yet.
Son Heung-min was ranked 26th. It has risen from 39th last year to 13th.
The Guardian said about Son Heung-min’s rise in the rankings, “It is reasonable to say that it is thanks to his performance in the first half of 2022.” . Mohamed Salah (Liverpool) and Golden Boot (top scorer) were also jointly awarded.”
“But after that, it wasn’t the same as usual. I even had to wear a face shield after an orbital fracture injury in November,” he added. 안전놀이터
Son Heung-min has been in the top 100 world soccer player rankings selected by the Guardian for five consecutive years since 2018, when he ranked 78th.
The highest ranking is 19th in 2019.
In addition to the undisclosed top 10, Son Heung-min is ranked 11th to 13th in this year’s rankings, including Sadio Mane (Bayern Munich), Neymar (Paris Saint-Germain), and Harry Kane (Tottenham).
Under Son Heung-min, Virgil Pandayk (Liverpool) ranked 27th, Bruno Fernands (Manchester United) ranked 28th, and Bernardo Silva (Manchester City) ranked 29th.
Cristiano Ronaldo (Al-Nasr), who canceled his contract with Manchester United (England) after a feud and moved to Saudi Arabia, fell 43 places from 8th last year to 51st.
The Guardian introduced that Ronaldo was pushed out of the top 10 for the first time since the introduction of the ranking in 2012.