'Please forgive him': Tottenham captain Son Hueng-min demonstrates excellent leadership by forgiving teammate

Tottenham and South Korea captain Son Hueng-min had a bust-up with one of his teammates during the Asian Cup.

Son Hueng-min has called for 'support' for South Korean teammate Lee Kang-in after the pair got involved in a bust-up before their Asian Cup semi-final defeat to Jordan

The Spurs captain was unimpressed by the attitude of some of the young players and ended up dislocating his finger after a bust-up with the Paris Saint-Germain forward over a game of table tennis.

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Since then, Kang-in has apologised through his socials and travelled to London this week to render another in-person apology to the Spurs captain who accepted it and called for backing for the young PSG forward. 

Son posted on his Instagram account: "Kang-in has done sincere soul-searching about his actions and offered a sincere apology to all the players on the national team, including myself," Son posted on Instagram on Wednesday.

"To prevent Kang-in from doing such a wrong behaviour again, all of our players, as seniors of the national team, will take special care from his side so that he can grow into a better person and player.

"Since that incident, Kang-in is going through a very difficult time. Please forgive him just once more with a generous heart."

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On the pitch, Son returned to help Spurs beat Brighton after setting up Brennan Johnson to score the winner with the last kick of the game. He was however unable to arrest the disappointing 2-1 defeat to Wolves in what was a massive blow to their Champions League aspirations for next season.

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