Where to start? Last night provided us with one of the best Champions League clashes of recent memory, and there truly wasn’t a more fitting way for it to be won than a goal off of Fernando Llorente’s thigh from a corner kick before a late disallowed Manchester City winner. It’s the Llorente goal, though, that the fans are here to celebrate.
— Fernando Llorente (@llorentefer19) 17 April 2019
Tottenham Hotspur will now be making their debut in the Champions League semi-finals, and you can’t take that away from their incredible fans. Llorente has etched his name into Tottenham’s history and whatever happens now for the Spaniard in his career at the club, he’ll be heralded for what he did yesterday evening, and rightly so too.
The next stage will see the Lilywhites face Ajax home and away with just 180 minutes between both sides and a showpiece Champions League final in Madrid. For that tie with the Dutch side, Harry Kane will likely still be out and Heung-Min Son is suspended for the first leg, meaning that Llorente will more than likely be given a start in the next game in the tournament, and boy does he deserve it.
You can read the Lilywhites’ verdict on Llorente and his memorable goal here:
Sign a lifetime contract.
— Hotspur Lane (@HotspurLane) April 17, 2019
I think I speak for all spurs fans when I say you might just be the greatest human to ever walk on earths surface. #COYS
— Erich Eifert (@EifertErich) April 17, 2019
You are a Spurs legend after that mate. COYS
— San Diego Spurs (@SDSpurs) April 18, 2019
There was something in the air that night the stars shone bright Fernando #coys
— Mark Shorten (@MarkShorten2) 17 April 2019
Had a feeling you would score the vital goal!!
— Adrian (@adrianstixs) April 17, 2019
Absolute hero. Time and again stepped up when we’ve needed you. Please stick around next year if you fancy it.
— SamShaw94 (@SamShaw94) April 17, 2019
they wouldn't be there without you, never forget that !!
— Tony Line (@awline1503) April 18, 2019
Tottenham fans simply cannot understate how important Llorente has been for them this season and he once again came good for them on the biggest game in their recent history.
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