Inside Son’s military training with tear gas chambers and live-fire drills

first_imgSON HEUNG-MIN will have to go in tear gas chambers and do live-fire drills during his mandatory military training in South Korea.The Tottenham star, 27, will be put through his paces when he begins his four-week national service this month.6 Son Heung-min is expected to return to England next monthCredit: Reuters6 The Tottenham star will learn how fire a rifleCredit: EPAMen in South Korea are required to complete 21 months of national service before the age of 28Son earned his exemption after he guided his country to win gold at the Asian Games in 2018.But the former Bayer Leverkusen man is still required to serve four weeks after he returned to South Korea last month.The 27-year-old will be exposed to tear gas, learn how to rifle and be put through combat drills to ensure he is fighing fit.Son will also will also do chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear exercises as well as undergoing discipline education.An official at the Marine Corps revealed the gruelling schedule that Son will face during the mandatory service.They told Reuters: “The CBRN training is usually the toughest part of the boot camp.”Once you’re in the military, you should be able to fire a rifle, breathe in the gas and participate in a battle, rolling and crawling around the field.6 Son Heung-min will be put through his paces during the four-week serviceCredit: Getty Images – Getty6 Son Heung-min has earned his exemption from mandatory 21-month military serviceCredit: Getty Images – GettyLATEST SPORT NEWSTHE WIN CROWDFA Cup final ‘may see 20,000 at Wembley in trial allowing some fans at games’CommentPHIL THOMASDiving and whining was never a good look and will seem worse after lockdownExclusive’I’M IN A BAD WAY’Ex-England star Kenny Sansom talks for first time since being attackedExclusiveBOURNE AGAINHowe says Cherries are stronger after lockdown with FIVE fit-again starsExclusiveSWAN THAT GOT AWAYSwansea wanted £3m Davies three years ago but couldn’t get work permitExclusiveMARK MY WORDSJennings reveals life story from adoption to drug abuse and suicide attemptsNEXT STEPJonny Hayes set to move to English Championship having been let go by CelticAWAY DAYSMartin Skelly remembers county’s day in the sun when Dublin rocked into townBAYERN 5 DUSSELDORF 0Lewa bags two as Bayern thump rivals to close on 8th straight titleTHEIR CALLReferees in Northern Ireland will be given choice on coming back says union boss”During the march, our regular Marine Corps recruits would bring 40kg of equipment but it could be much lighter for alternative trainees depending on the time.”The Spurs star will complete the training while the Premier League is suspended indefinitely due to the coronavirus outbreak.Tottenham confirmed they are in regular contact with Son as he continues his recovery after fracturing his arm in February.6 The military service will ensure the Spurs star is fighting fitCredit: Getty Images – Getty6 Son Heung-min will complete the military service as the Premier League has been suspendedCredit: Getty Images – Gettylast_img

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