Qatar 2022: Why did the South Korean player wear a mask on his face?

The Qatar 2022 World Cup since it began left several curiosities that went viral and this day was no exception with a masked player. Today in the game that the Uruguay team played against South Korea, a South Korean player played with a kind of mask or mask. What generated many questions in people. This since they did not know the reason why the footballer used a mask on the pitch.

Son Heung-min, is captain of the soccer team of South Korea and entered the field this Thursday in the debut of his country against the team of Uruguay.

Masked player against the charrúas

The reason why he had to use the protection, the masked player is that on November 1st. It is because he fractured near the left eye socket when colliding with the Congolese defender Chancel Mbemba of Olympique de Marseille, while playing against Tottenham Hotspur.

Son Heung-min, underwent surgery on November 4. And five days later he claimed that he was ready to play in the Qatar 2022 World Cup for South Korea.


Details of the match between Uruguay vs South Korea

Uruguay and South Korea played at the Education City Stadium in Rayyan, for the start of Group H of the World Cup in Qatar. The match ended 0-0 between Charrúas and South Korea in the debut of both teams in Group H of the Qatar 2022 World Cup.

Finally it was a day where the Uruguayan team did not have a great game and one of its greatest emblems. Luis Suárez had a weak commitment in the duel this Thursday against South Korea and was replaced 19 minutes into the plugin by the historic Uruguayan player, Edinson Cavani. The next challenge for Uruguay will be against the Portugal team, according to what was reported by BBC.

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