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Son Heung-Min and Bruno Guimaraes Keeping it Real with a Train Ride and Tesco Bag

Son Heung-Min and Bruno Guimaraes Keeping it Real with a Train Ride and Tesco Bag

The Premier League might be on a short break with the prominent players all reporting for International duty during the FIFA International Window, but some players like Son Heung-Min and Bruno Guimaraes have impressed fans by keeping it real with some loveable actions.

The Premier League is one of the most lucrative leagues in world football, as the average Premier League football earns £240,000-per-month wages. In the case of Son and Guimaraes, who play for major teams like Tottenham Hotspur and Newcastle United, their wages are obviously higher than the average footballer’s.

Son is rumoured to earn an impressive £220,000-a-week wages, while Guimaraes gets around £120,000-a-week. That kind of salary is enough for either footballer to enjoy all the possible luxuries imaginable, be it a luxurious house, car, travel or any personal items.

However, the two appear to be mindful of their humble upbringings and are not all about the show-off, which is the mantra for so many Premier League footballers around. It’s not like they don’t have valuable assets to show off, but the two appear to be keep it simple and real whenever possible.

How did Son travel to Wales for friendly game?

Son, who was recently appointed as the new Tottenham captain after Harry Kane’s mega-move to Bayern Munich, has the reputation for being a darling with his loveable nature. He also appears to be quite simple in nature and hasn’t moved up from his humble upbringing either.

Indeed, the South Korea star decided to take a simple route to Cardiff where his national team will face off against Wales in the international window. Instead of booking a business class ticket on a flight, he decided to travel to Cardiff via train.

Normally, it takes about just under two hours to travel from London to Cardiff via train, with the average ticket price being around $60. Of course, this is way cheaper than a flight ticket and it’s not like the South Korean team was not ready to pay for his flight travel from London to Cardiff.

But Son appears to have taken the eco-friendly decision to travel in a train alongside his Spurs teammate Ben Davies, who plays for the Welsh national team. The two were spotted at the Cardiff Central Station just 24 hours after the 5-2 win over Burnley on Saturday, in which Son even scored a stunning hattrick.

What was Guimaraes seen with during Brazil travel?

But the Tottenham Hotspur duo weren’t the only players to keep it real simple during the international break. Newcastle star Bruno Guimaraes, who has been picked as part of the Brazil national team squad for their upcoming games, also pulled off the ultimate working man’s move when arriving in their training session.

The midfielder turned up for their training carrying a Tesco paper bag, where he probably kept some of his personal items.

Guimaraes earns enough money to be able to afford many expensive bags to keep his stuff, but he appears to have taken the environment-friendly way in preserving the bags he receives while shopping in Tesco in Tyneside.

He also appears to have taken a page out of Real Sociedad defender Kieran Tierney’s book, with the Scotsman being spotted in the past carrying his stuff around in Tesco paper bags as well.

At a point when many prominent footballers are all about showing off their money with expensive assets, Son and Bruno haven’t forgotten their hard-working, ordinary roots and are setting an example by keeping it real simple.