Tottenham fans on Twitter absolutely adore their incredible manager, Mauricio Pochettino. However, in the next few years, the gaffer may have some competition to be the Lilywhites’ favourite Pochettino, as his son, Maurizio, is coming through the ranks. The Argentine scored for the U18s earlier today, and the supporters loved it.
57 – GOAL! Cooper weaves in from the left and picks out Pochettino on the far side, who pulls the ball down and finishes well from the angle inside the box. #COYS
— Tottenham Hotspur (@SpursOfficial) 6 April 2019
The star of the show for Tottenham Hotspur at U18 level is undoubtedly Troy Parrott. The young Irishman grabbed another brace against Aston Villa today, but when the fans saw their first-team manager’s son on the scoresheet, it completely eclipsed the double from Parrott. One day, the fans may be lucky enough to see both Parrott and Poch firing in the senior side, and what a sight that would be.
It happens all too often that players who are prolific at youth level fail to make it and convert their goalscoring form into the senior game and Pochettino senior will be desperate to ensure that his son doesn’t fall down that path. Although it’s certainly still too early so stay whether or not we’ll ever see both Maurizio Pochettino playing for Tottenham under his old man.
You can read the Lilywhites’ verdict on Maurizio’s goal here:
He’s magic, you know
— Noz Ahmed (@NozAhmed) 6 April 2019
Bloody poch is even scoring for the youth team is there anything this man can't do?
— Musa (@Musathfc) April 6, 2019
— Andrew (@Datey11) 6 April 2019
— Ross Jacobs (@riddley82) April 6, 2019
If maurizio get in the first team.. we will be singing "he's magicc u knoww..
— Anyaaa (@gingerroott) April 6, 2019
He’s magic just like his dad
— Richard O Connell (@Yiddo_O_Connell) 6 April 2019
He's magic, you knooow, Maurizio Pochettino
— Charlie Marks (@cdmarks90) April 6, 2019
The Lilywhites are desperate to see their gaffer give young Pochettino a game one day, and will hope they both stay at the club long enough for it to happen.