Seoul: Korea Republic superstar Son Heung-min has undergone a successful surgery following a facial injury, the country's football association said on Saturday, but declined to say if he will be ready for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022.
The Tottenham Hotspur forward sustained the nasty injury - reportedly multiple fractures to his eye socket - during a UEFA Champions League win over Marseille this week.
Worried Korean fans have since been waiting nervously for updates on Son's condition, fearing their FIFA World Cup would be ruined without the talismanic national captain.
"We've been informed by Spurs that the surgery went well and was successful," a Korea Football Association (KFA) official told AFP. .....
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