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Olympic heartbreak for Son

Posted on 14 August 2016  - 09:44

Heung-Min Son’s 2016 Olympic Games adventure came to an end on Saturday night as his South Korea side slipped to a 1-0 quarter-final defeat to Honduras in Rio.

Heung-Min Son in action against Honduras on SaturdayDespair for Sonny after South Korea's 1-0 defeat

The attacker went close to hitting the target on a handful of occasions but found Honduras goalkeeper Luis Lopez in inspired form.

Ultimately, it was a counter-attack goal from Alberth Elis that secured the upset win for Honduras and sent South Korea – who topped their group with seven points out of nine – out of the competition.