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Heung-min Son wins Puskas Award: Tottenham star takes 2020 prize for Burnley goal



Heung-min Son has won the 2020 Puskas Award for his stunning goal during Tottenham’s win against Burnley last season.

The South Korean picked up the ball on the edge of his own area during the 5-0 Premier League victory before running through the entire Burnley team and slotting calmly past Nick Pope.

Son beat efforts from Luiz Suarez for Barcelona and Flamengo’s Giorgian De Arrascaeta to win the Puskas Award at Fifa’s The Best ceremony.

The award, first established in 2009, is named after former Real Madrid striker Ferenc Puskas.

Son follows in the footsteps of the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo, Neymar, James Rodriguez, Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Mohamed Salah in claiming the award.

Spurs boss Jose Mourinho congratulated Son on his award, with the Portuguese recording a video from his car: “Going home and watching Fifa TV – Sonny, Puskas Award, the best goal of the season… of course, Sonny

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