After the game, Son Heung-min said, “I didn’t feel good when I heard that China knew how to block me,” revealing the meaning of the “shhhh” ceremony.
It was a ceremony with personal meaning for China, but the Korean Peninsula was delighted by the personal ceremony, considering the crowd who booed when the national anthem came out, laser beam attacks on Korean players, and Chinese players who used to commit rough fouls throughout the game.
The men’s national soccer team, led by head coach Jurgen Klinsmann, won 3-0 at 9 p.m. on the 21st (Korea Standard Time) at the Universiade Sports Center in Shenzhen, Guangdong Province, China, with two goals and one assist from “captain” Son Heung-min in the second round of the 2026 North-China World Cup Asian qualifying round.
In the 11th minute of the first half, Son Heung-min scored the first goal after Hwang Hee-chan’s penalty kick, and in the 45th minute of the first half, Son Heung-min flew a left-footed corner kick from the right from the near post to make an additional header. In the 42nd minute of the second half, South Korea won 3-0, with Jung Seung-hyun scoring a header from a free kick raised by Son Heung-min.
South Korea, which won 5-0 at home against Singapore in the first round on the 16th, also won against China, continuing its second consecutive World Cup qualifying round. 슬롯머신
After scoring the first goal of the penalty kick in the 11th minute of the first half, Son Heung-min performed a “shhh” ceremony toward the stands. It was very unusual for Son Heung-min, who has scored numerous goals, to perform a “shhh” ceremony first. After the match, Son Heung-min said in the mixed zone, “I didn’t feel good to hear that the Chinese side knew how to block me,” adding, “I have always respected all the players. I thought I should take the initiative first,” he said, explaining the reason for the hiss ceremony.
In other words, Son Heung-min’s ceremony was probably personal. However, people who saw the ceremony could not hide their excitement. When the players lined up to sing the national anthem before the start of the game, the packed crowd in China, which filled the Universiade Sports Center in Shenzhen, booed, and did something senseless.
It is common to stay still or stand up when the other country comes out, but it is unconventional to boo the other country. They are Chinese spectators who have not shown the least courtesy even before the start of the game. Even before the game, South Korea did not make any provocation against China.
In addition, Son Heung-min tried to kick a penalty kick or Chinese spectators shot a green laser beam to Korean players such as Lee Kang-in, which was captured on broadcast screens and photos of on-site photographers. Chinese soccer fans are unable to imagine the benefits of Chinese soccer, as well as the lack of proper inspection and inspection. Needless to say, laser beams are a very taboo act on the football field.
In addition, during the game, Chinese players made numerous ‘expected’ rough plays, including grabbing Cho Kyu-sung’s hair, hitting Hwang In-beom’s lower body, and hitting Park Yong-woo’s abdomen.
If you look at this series of Chinese soccer and its culture, Son Heung-min’s “shhhh” ceremony, which was a personal ceremony from the start of the game, was a ceremony that opened the hearts of the Korean people.