A depleted Tottenham side who rested quite a few of their key stars on top of their injuries, were knocked out of the FA Cup on Sunday by Crystal Palace.
Roy Hodgson named a pretty strong line up for the tie and the home side took full advantage of Tottenham’s sloppiness and they went two-nil ahead before the half time break.
While Connor Wickham opened the scoring for the Eagles, defender Kyle Walker-Peters then handled the ball inside the Palace area forcing the referee to award the home side a penalty.
Former Spurs winger Andros Townsend stepped up to take the spot-kick and rifled it past Paulo Gazzaniga in the Tottenham goal. The 27-year-old who came through the youth ranks at Spurs refused to celebrate after the goal in a show of respect for his former club.
After the game, a troll decided to take a dig at Townsend suggesting that he didn’t need to show respect to a club who loaned him out multiple times before eventually deeming him not to be good enough. Townsend responded to the troll in an extremely classy fashion.
Check out his reaction below:
Try 93 games and being there for 16 years from the age of 8 till 24…. it’s called a bit of respect to the club that made me mate ✊ https://t.co/JkVQsPv93m
— Andros Townsend (@andros_townsend) January 27, 2019
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