Everton fans have been looking back on the career of left-back Leighton Baines as he celebrated his 34th birthday on Wednesday.
The Englishman has been at the club since 2007 and has become one of Goodison Park’s longest-serving tenants in recent years.
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After signing from Wigan Athletic for £5m, the quality and characteristics that he has brought to the team over the years have made him become a fan-favourite, with some believing that he deserves a place in the Team of the Decade.
Here are a few of the moments that have turned Baines into an Everton icon:
🎉 | Happy Birthday, Leighton Baines!
Here’s a montage of our number 3️⃣ smashing in a load of penalties. 👑 pic.twitter.com/pVm8XtS71O
— Everton (@Everton) December 11, 2019
Supporters applauded the happy and prolonged career that the Kirby-born defender has had with the Blues and made their feelings clear about him on social media.
Here you will find some of the best comments from Everton fans:
What a montage! This the Everton I love.
The Toffees & the Metal go very well together also IMO
— tombstome (@tombstome) December 11, 2019
True professional, never once kicked up a fuss 👏🏻
— Paul Ashcroft (@PaulAshcroft8) December 11, 2019
Best ever PL left back
— jarleth (@Jarleth_9) December 11, 2019
Best left back the prems seen imo, in a top side he d of been frightening 🙌🏻💙
— Hally (@HALLYEFC) December 11, 2019
— Pman97 (@Pman972) 11 December 2019
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— Ross (@rossEFC95) 11 December 2019
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