Tottenham Hotspur Star Son Heung Min Reveals He Prefers This Game Over Call of Duty Warzone

Published 09/19/2021, 8:52 AM EDT
Football Soccer – Leicester City v Tottenham Hotspur – FA Cup Third Round Replay – King Power Stadium – 20/1/16 Tottenham’s Son Heung Min in action with Leicester City’s Gokhan Inler and Ben Chilwell Action Images via Reuters / Andrew Couldridge Livepic


During the pandemic, sports stars from around the world shared their passion of  playing video games in their free time. While many NBA superstars like Ben Simmons and Devin Booker played Call of Duty: Warzone, Formula 1 drivers raced around in simulation games. Along with that, many footballing legends like Sergio Aguero and Neymar Jr also joined the fray as well.

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However, for Tottenham Hotspur star Son Heung Min, it looks Call of Duty ain’t his bread and butter. So, what does Son play when he is not scoring or assisting goals for the North London Club?

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Spurs star Son Heung Min reveals what game he plays

Recently, Son Heung Min talked to popular YouTuber Chunkz in an interview on the Pro Direct: Soccer YouTube Channel. During the chat, Chunkz asked the fellow Spurs star on what he does during his free time. He responded by saying that he usually stays in his house and have a blast. Plus, he also spends some times playing video games as well.

“Actually, I stay most time at home. Like a humble, homeboy. You know, like playing video games”

He later stated he loves playing League of Legends a lot. The South Korean star is one of the top Asian players in the world, and it’s interesting to see him enjoy spending time in a game, which has captivated the hearts of gaming fans in the continent. His country has also given birth to some amazing League of Legends players like Faker, Duke, Bang, Bengi, and many more.

South Korea’s Son Heung-min celebrates his goal during their Asian Cup quarter-final soccer match against Uzbekistan at the Rectangular stadium in Melbourne January 22, 2015. REUTERS/Brandon Malone/Files

Son offered to play Warzone with Dele Alli

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During the talk, Son also revealed that his teammates at Tottenham Hotspur have asked him to play other video games. This includes midfielder Dele Alli, who has asked him to squad up in Verdansk by playing Call of Duty: Warzone. However, it looks like he has no plans to stop playing League of Legends in favor of Warzone.

“Dele just keeps saying to me I should join Call of Duty.”

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Footballers usually don’t have a lot of spare time. But, it’s cool to see many of these players spend the time they have to enjoy video games. From League of Legends to Warzone, fans can see how the gaming community can include literally anyone, and that will stay for a long time.

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Rupesh Nair

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Rupesh is an eSports author at EssentiallySports. Currently a student at Mumbai University, he has been involved with eSports since his childhood. Having played titles like Fallout 4, Minecraft, FIFA, Portal 2 and Halo 4 extensively, Rupesh has a deep understanding of the sport.

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