The midfielder’s dedication to the membership goes past his personal life as he revealed simply how a lot ardour he has for Spurs
Eric Dier says he is so dedicated to Tottenham that he’d prefer to sometime have his ashes scattered on the membership’s stadium.
Dier has been with Spurs since 2014, having been an everyday for the membership ever since making the transfer to London.
And he says that his dedication to the membership goes far past his personal taking part in profession, and even his personal life.
What did Dier must say?
Dier joined Spurs from Sporting CP in 2014 and has since gone on to make 271 complete appearances for the membership in all competitions.
The 27-year-old midfielder signed a new contract with the club last summer, committing his future to Tottenham for 4 extra years.
However Dier expects to stay loyal to Spurs far past these 4 years as he stays enamored with the membership.
When requested by The Evening Standard the place he’d prefer to be buried, he stated: “I’d have my ashes scattered in Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.”
Dier’s love for tennis
Dier was born in England, however moved to Portugal on the age of seven, becoming a member of the Sporting CP academy quickly after.
Nevertheless, his childhood hero wasn’t any of England or Portugal’s footballing icons, however fairly Spanish tennis participant Rafael Nadal.
“Rising up, tennis was very massive in my household and my brothers and I have been large Nadal followers,” he stated.
“I by no means would have gone for tennis over soccer, although.”
Dier has made 31 appearances for Spurs this season because the membership appears to be like to make one closing surge up the Premier League desk within the coming weeks.
By means of 30 video games, Spurs sit sixth, three factors behind fourth-place West Ham and two factors behind fifth-place Chelsea.
Subsequent up for Dier and Co. is a conflict with Manchester United this weekend, whereas the membership additionally faces a Carabao Cup finale towards Manchester Metropolis on April 25.