Tottenham Hotspur, the prestigious English Premier League team, officially launched a Korea Twitter account (@Spurs_KR) on January 18th. They released a variety of exclusive content related to Heung-Min Son, who has become a global football star. Did you all know about it?
Tottenham Hotspur announced the opening of the account with the opening video and a tweet using a special emoji for Heung-Min Son at 8am on January 18th, saying, “Finally, we’re on Twitter!”
Heung-Min Son announced the launch of the Tottenham Hotspur Korea account on January 15th before the official launch of the @Spurs_KR. He posted a teaser video in Korean with the title “Pay attention, everyone!”
Twitter launched a special emoji to celebrate the opening of the Tottenham Hotspur Korea Twitter account. This special emoji contained a caricature of the face of Heung-Min Son, the flagship striker of football for the Republic of Korea. The emoji is automatically applied to Tweets using the hashtags #손흥민, #Sonny, #HeungMinSon, #NiceOneSonny, and #토트넘. Tottenham Hotspur defender Toby Alderweireld used the special emoji and drew even more attention.
The special emoji will be applied to the aforementioned hashtags until April 18th. Don't forget that Heung-Min Son's emoji can only be viewed on Twitter!
The other global Tottenham Hotspur Twitter accounts also commented on the news of the opening of the official Tottenham Hotspur Korea Twitter account.
The Tottenham Hotspur official account (@SpursOfficial) as well as the accounts for Spain (@Spurs_ES), Indonesia (@Spurs_ID), India (@Spurs_India), Thailand (@Spurs_THA), and Malaysia (@Spurs_MAS) all sent congratulations for the opening of the Tottenham Hotspur Korea Twitter Account.
We spent some time communicating with football fans through our Twitter Q&A: #AskSonny with Heung-Min Son (손흥민).
During the Q&A, Korean football fans asked questions like, “What are your favorite sports other than football?”, “What are your favorite animals?”, “Are there any K-pop Idols that you like other than BTS?” Heung-Min Son’s fans were able to freely ask him questions through Twitter.
In particular, Heung-Min Son replied to the question, “If you could have one super power, what would you choose?” He replied, “I would choose the ability to have physical strength so I would never get tired.” This revealed his extraordinary love for football.
If you missed the Q&A with Heung-Min Son held in commemoration of the launch of the Tottenham Hotspur Korea Twitter account, you can check it out through the special moment page published by Twitter.
In the future, Tottenham Hotspur will provide a variety of exclusive content related to Heung-Min Son such as behind-the-scenes Fleets through its official Korea account (@Spurs_KR) to help strengthen communication with domestic fans.
Follow Tottenham Hotspur's official Korea account (@Spurs_KR) and check out all of the content related to Heung-Min Son and send a message of support!