South Korea skipper Heung-Min Son trains in protective face mask ahead of 2022 World Cup

South Korea captain Heung-Min Son is currently training using a protective face mask ahead of the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar.

Son, who suffered a fracture around his left eye during a 2-1 win away to Marseille in the Champions League and was a doubt for the tournament made the final squad.

The 30-year-old arrived in Doha, Qatar on Wednesday to join the senior national team squad, becoming the last member to join the South Korean squad as they continue preparations for the global showpiece.

There had been concerns over whether the Tottenham forward would be fit in time for Qatar, before he confirmed in a message on social media that he would be ready for the tournament.

Son will be featuring in his 3rd straight World Cup and is expected to play a key role for South Korea.

The Taegeuk Warriors face Uruguay in their opening match on November 24, before taking on Portugal and Ghana in Group H.

All three South Korea matches will be played at Education City Stadium in Al Rayyan, just west of Doha.

The 2022 FIFA World Cup takes place between November 20 and December 18, 2022.

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