Son Heung-min’s reaction to Gomes injury was ‘over the top’ – Collymore – Goal India
The South Korean was being disingenuous together with his behaviour within the aftermath to the harm he inadvertently precipitated, the pundit says
Son Heung-min went ‘excessive’ together with his emotional response to Andre Gomes’ harm in an issue symptomatic of in the present day’s footballers, in accordance with Stan Collymore.
Tottenham’s South Korean worldwide was in tears after his sort out on Everton opponent Gomes resulted within the Portuguese midfielder falling awkwardly on Serge Aurier and struggling a fracture-dislocation of his proper ankle.
Whereas Collymore believes misery in that scenario is normal behaviour, the previous Liverpool star accused Son of exaggerating his feelings following the incident as a way to soften public opinion and he thinks it is an issue rife all through the game.
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“I’m not saying [Son and Aurier] shouldn’t have been upset or proven misery, as a result of these are regular human feelings,” Collymore wrote within the Mirror.
“They means Son reacted made it seem like he thought soccer — the referee, the authorities, followers at residence and within the crowd, opponents – was going to return down on him like a ton of bricks, regardless that we may all see he didn’t intentionally exit to trigger Gomes’ harm.
“For some time now, I’ve been bothered that gamers and managers appear to suppose they have to present an excessive model of their feelings due to the comeback they are going to get if they don’t.
“These days, footballers seemingly need to go excessive to current themselves earlier than the courtroom of public opinion and that should cease.”
With Gomes anticipated to overlook the subsequent six months, Collymore revealed he suffered the identical harm whereas enjoying for Leicester Metropolis in 2000.
Nevertheless, he performed down the seriousness of Gomes’ fracture-dislocation and talked up his personal fast restoration.
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“His fracture will probably be an inch or two lengthy, not too dangerous,” Collymore stated.
“The dangerous a part of the harm would be the reality the ankle ligaments have been strained and torn — they are going to want plenty of massaging to cease them going gluey and to make sure they develop again, which they are going to.
“I had a titanium plate fitted to get me again enjoying once more and I did it in six weeks and two days, which I used to be very pleased with.”