If there is one player from recent history famed for his love of North London Derbies, beyond Harry Kane, it would have to be Rafael Van der Vaart.
The Dutch superstar seemed to have this instantaneous appreciation of what these games meant to the club and the fans, while also delivering on the pitch against the Gunners.
Ahead of the most recent derby this evening, Van der Vaart sent a message to Spurs fans urging them to enjoy the game amidst these COVID-19 times.
Check out his full message below:
A message from a man who knew what the North London derby was about…
— Tottenham Hotspur (@SpursOfficial) March 13, 2021
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