For Jose Mourinho, reward doesn’t fetch necessary greater.
„Sonaldo. Sonaldo Nazario,“ said the Tottenham manager when asked for his reaction to Son Heung-min’s extraordinary 70-metre solo bustle and end within the 5-0 take hang of over Burnley.
It became as soon as a play on Ronaldo Nazario, the authentic and, for Mourinho now no longer lower than, entirely Ronaldo.
Mourinho became as soon as a member of Sir Bobby Robson’s backroom workers all the contrivance in which thru the Brazilian’s solitary, but stellar, season on the Nou Camp.
Only 20, Ronaldo scored 47 targets in 49 games all the contrivance in which thru the 1996-97 campaign, recurrently leaving defenders for pointless on swerving, turbo-charged stampedes against goal.
„Cristiano Ronaldo and Leo Messi own had longer careers. They’ve remained on the head every day for 15 years,“ said Mourinho in October.
„Nonetheless, if we are speaking strictly about expertise and ability, no person surpasses Ronaldo.“
And Son’s goal against the Clarets became as soon as upright as upright as the leisure on the Brazilian’s showreel.
Within the 31st minute, the South Korean picked the ball up on the threshold of his possess box after a Burnley free-kick became as soon as cleared. Twelve seconds and 12 touches later he had shredded the visiting defence and slotted past Cut Pope for a goal-of-the-season shortlist easy task.
„I upright desired to sustain going,“ said Son of his goal. „It became as soon as a future and became as soon as heaps of time to mediate. But it is a special goal for sure.“
„Sonny stole the recent this day,“ said his captain Harry Kane.
„It became as soon as an not probably goal, a substantial counter-assault.“
Outdated skool Tottenham striker Gary Lineker, who now no longer regularly ever strayed from the opposition penalty box by no contrivance mind aid into his possess half, declared it one amongst the entirely targets he had ever viewed.
It precipitated BBC are living text commentator Phil Dawkes to reminisce about AC Milan striker George Weah’s colorful mazy bustle and end against Verona in 1996.
Even one amongst Burnley’s most effectively-known followers needed to surprise at Son’s goal.