Lucas Moura may have been the player who scored Tottenham Hotspur’s equaliser against Barcelona, however there is a person who doesn’t even play for the club that fans should thank.
After Moura had levelled at the Nou Camp in the 85th minute, Spurs fans had started to celebrate. Yet, it could have all been very different due to events in Italy.
The player in question is PSV Eindhoven’s Nick Viergever. In the 93rd minute of the match between Inter and PSV, the 29-year-old defender made a tackle that even Ledley King would be proud of to deny Icardi the opportunity to score a winning goal that would have sent Spurs crashing into the Europa League.
Mr. Viergever, we owe you.
PSV's Nick Viergever denies Mauro Icardi with an unbelievable tackle ?
"Tottenham fans, get yourself out and buy a Viergever shirt!"
If he didn't make this, Tottenham would've gone out… pic.twitter.com/9i3VIjGOc7
— Football on BT Sport (@btsportfootball) December 11, 2018
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