He’s being commended, though.
Soccer star Son Heung Min, captain of Premier League club Tottenham Hotspur and the South Korea national team, is going viral.
Son Heung Min was captured meeting fans. He appeared to be accepting photo and autograph requests…
…until one fan attempted to hand him her phone for him to take a selfie of them together. He politely declined. Son Heung Min still took the photo with her but on one condition. She had to hold her own phone to take the picture.
Yet, he happily took another fan’s phone to take a selfie with her. The reason is the phone difference!
Son Heung Min is under contract with Korean tech company Samsung. So, he shouldn’t be seen holding the competitor brand, Apple‘s iPhone.
Samsung Galaxy X Son Heung Min Photoshoot Making Film pic.twitter.com/cyYdk4SR2j
— 코코볼 (@favoritecereal) August 14, 2023
The video went viral with 5.2M views at the time of writing. Netizens commended him for his loyalty.
Likewise, BTS‘s Suga, also an ambassador for Samsung, famously rejected ARMYs’ phones unless they were Samsung, telling them, “No iPhone! Only Galaxy!” We need Suga and Son Heung Min to collaborate on a commercial.
pls correct me if im wrong but i dont think this is one of samsungs slogans,,, i think theyve literally adopted yoongi’s no iphone only galaxy into an actual marketing campaign sans mentioning the competitor 😭😭 pic.twitter.com/pseGrmEf3W
— town person ꪜ ⁷ | joonie day (@anotherunperson) September 1, 2023
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