Son Heung-min’s wonder-goal steals show in Spurs’ 5-0 thrashing of Burnley

It was one of those moments that makes you rub your eyes and shake your head at the same, disbelief and wonder caused by a piece of stunning ingenuity and craft and, for Son Heung-min, the crowing moment of a sensational individual display. He tormented Burnley here and on 32 minutes scored a bona fide contender for goal of the season.It came from nowhere. Well, to be specific, from a Burnley free-kick that Jan Vertonghen managed to hook clear from just inside Tottenham’s area while under pressure from Chris Wood and which he nor anyone else in attendance imaged at the time would turn into an assist. But that is what happened as the ball popped out to the waiting Son and he set off, dribbling and drifting towards glory. Continue reading…